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[ねが()·]
negau
godan verb, transitive verb

English Meaning(s) for 願う

godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to desire; to wish; to hope
  2. to beg; to request; to implore; to pray
  3. to have something done for oneself

Definition and Synonyms for 願う

Quest express the need or desire for
Synonyms: リクエスト, 所望, 求む, 求める, 要望, 要求, 頼む, 願う
Desire feel or have a desire for
Synonyms: 希望, 志望, 念願, 思う, 所望, 望む, 欲する, 欲しがる, 欲求, 求む, 求める, 願う, 願望
Feel Like have an inclination for something or some activity
Synonyms: 望む, 欲する, 欲しがる, 求む, 求める, 願う
Desire express a desire for
Synonyms: 願う
Desire expect and wish
Synonyms: 希望, 希求, 志望, 志願, 念じる, 念願, 所望, 望む, 期待, 欲する, 欲求, 願う, 願望
Desire an inclination to want things
Synonyms: 希望, 希求, 志望, , 念願, 思い, 思う, 意欲, 所望, 所願, , 望み, 望む, , 欲念, 欲求, 願い, 願う, 願望
Asking the verbal act of requesting
Synonyms: リクエスト, 伺い, 伺う, 依頼, 催促, 懇請, 求め, 求める, 申し入れ, 申し入れる, 申し出, 申し出る, 申請, 申し込み, 申し込む, 要望, 要求, 要請, 請い, 請求, 頼み, 頼む, お願いごと, 願い, 願う
Want a specific feeling of desire
Synonyms: , 希望, 庶幾, 志望, 志願, 念願, 思い, 思う, 所願, , 望み, 望む, , 欲望, 欲求, 要望, , 願い, 願う, 願望
Longing prolonged unfulfilled desire or need
Synonyms: 切望, 志望, 念願, 思い, 思う, 思慕, 想望, 慕情, 憧れ, 憧れる, 憧憬, 所望, 望み, 望む, 欲望, 欲求, 渇き, 渇く, 熱望, 願い, 願う, 願望
Desire something that is desired
Synonyms: デザイア, 志望, 志願, , 思い, 思う, 意欲, 愛欲, 憧れ, 憧れる, 所望, 望み, 望む, , 欲望, 欲求, 色気, 願い, 願う, 願望
Expect consider obligatory
Synonyms: 所期, 望む, 期す, 期する, 期待, 求む, 求める, 注文, 要望, 要求, 請う, 頼む, 願う
Pray call upon in supplication
Synonyms: 哀訴, 哀願, 嘆願, 愁訴, 懇請, 拝み倒す, 頼む, 願う
Conjure ask for or request earnestly
Synonyms: 切願, 嘆願, 懇請, 頼み入る, 頼み込む, 願う, 願い求める
Tap make a solicitation or entreaty for something
Synonyms: 哀訴, 哀願, 嘆願, 懇望, 拝む, 願う
Ask address a question to and expect an answer from
Synonyms: おとなう, 仰ぐ, 伺う, 問う, 尋ねる, 聞く, 請う, 質問, 頼む, 願う
Wish order politely
Synonyms: 願う
Wish make or express a wish
Synonyms: 希望, 志望, 念じる, 念ずる, 念願, 思う, 所望, 望む, 祈る, 要望, 願う, 願望
Hope be optimistic
Synonyms: 嘱する, 希う, 希望, 庶幾, 念じる, 念願, 思う, 望む, 期待, 祈る, 願う
Wish hope for
Synonyms: 希望, 志望, 念じる, 念ずる, 念願, 望む, 欲する, 求む, 求める, 祈る, 要望, 願う, 願望
Like prefer or wish to do something
Synonyms: よく, 好く, 好む, 好き好む, 希望, 志望, 念じる, 念ずる, 念願, 愛す, 愛する, 所望, 望む, 欲する, 欲しがる, 欲求, 求む, 求める, 願う, 願望
Hope be full of hope
Synonyms: 嘱する, 希う, 希望, 庶幾, 念じる, 念願, 思う, 望む, 期待, 祈る, 願う
Wish have a wish
Synonyms: 希望, 志望, 念じる, 念ずる, 念願, 望む, 欲する, 求む, 求める, 祈る, 要望, 願う, 願望
Expect request and expect
Synonyms: 所期, 望む, 期す, 期する, 期待, 求む, 求める, 注文, 要望, 要求, 請う, 頼む, 願う
Wish express a wish for
Synonyms: 願う
Pray entreat
Synonyms: 哀訴, 哀願, 嘆願, 愁訴, 懇請, 拝み倒す, 頼む, 願う
Desire want strongly
Synonyms: 希望, 志望, 念願, 思う, 所望, 望む, 欲する, 欲しがる, 欲求, 求む, 求める, 願う, 願望
Quest ask for
Synonyms: リクエスト, 所望, 求む, 求める, 要望, 要求, 頼む, 願う
Tap request urgently or persistently
Synonyms: 哀訴, 哀願, 嘆願, 懇望, 拝む, 願う
Hope have hopes
Synonyms: 嘱する, 希う, 希望, 庶幾, 念じる, 念願, 思う, 望む, 期待, 祈る, 願う

Meanings for each kanji in 願う

petition; request; vow; wish; hope Kanji Details »

Categories 願う is a member of

Pass On transmit information
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Order make a request for something
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Quest express the need or desire for
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Demand request urgently and forcefully
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Plead appeal or request earnestly
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Address speak to
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Utter articulate
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Wish hope for
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Desire feel or have a desire for
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Inclination a characteristic likelihood of or natural disposition toward a certain condition or character or effect
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Desire the feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state
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Arousal a state of heightened physiological activity
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Speech Act the use of language to perform some act
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 願う

Conjugations for 願う

masu stem Form
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negai
Negative stem Form
[ねが()·]
negawa
te-form
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negatte
Negative te-form Form
[ねが()····]
negawanakute
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[ねが()·]
negau
Present Indicative Negative Form
[ねが()···]
negawanai
Past Indicative Form
[ねが()··]
negatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[ねが()·····]
negawanakatta
Presumptive Form
[ねが()··]
negaou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[ねが()···]
negaimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[ねが()····]
negaimasen
Past Indicative Form
[ねが()····]
negaimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[ねが()·······]
negaimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
[ねが()·····]
negaimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
[ねが()···]
negaitai
Present Indicative Negative Form
[ねが()·····]
negaitakunai
Past Indicative Form
[ねが()·····]
negaitakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[ねが()·······]
negaitakunakatta
te-form
[ねが()····]
negaitakute
Negative te-form Form
[ねが()······]
negaitakunakute
Adverbial Form
[ねが()···]
negaitaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[ねが()·]
negae
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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negainasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
[ねが()··]
negaeba
Present Indicative Negative Form
[ねが()·····]
negawanakereba
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
[ねが()···]
negattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
[ねが()···]
negattari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[ねが()··]
negaeru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[ねが()···]
negaenai
Past Indicative Form
[ねが()··]
negaeta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[ねが()·····]
negaenakatta
te-form
[ねが()··]
negaete
Negative te-form Form
[ねが()····]
negaenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[ねが()···]
negaemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[ねが()····]
negaemasen
Past Indicative Form
[ねが()····]
negaemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[ねが()·······]
negaemasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[ねが()···]
negawareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[ねが()····]
negawarenai
Past Indicative Form
[ねが()···]
negawareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[ねが()······]
negawarenakatta
te-form
[ねが()···]
negawarete
Negative te-form Form
[ねが()·····]
negawarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[ねが()····]
negawaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[ねが()·····]
negawaremasen
Past Indicative Form
[ねが()·····]
negawaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[ねが()········]
negawaremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[ねが()···]
negawaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[ねが()····]
negawasenai
Past Indicative Form
[ねが()···]
negawaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[ねが()······]
negawasenakatta
te-form
[ねが()···]
negawasete
Negative te-form Form
[ねが()·····]
negawasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[ねが()····]
negawasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[ねが()·····]
negawasemasen
Past Indicative Form
[ねが()·····]
negawasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[ねが()········]
negawasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[ねが()····]
negawasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[ねが()·····]
negawasarenai
Past Indicative Form
[ねが()····]
negawasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[ねが()·······]
negawasarenakatta
te-form
[ねが()····]
negawasarete
Negative te-form Form
[ねが()······]
negawasarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[ねが()·····]
negawasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[ねが()······]
negawasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
[ねが()······]
negawasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[ねが()·········]
negawasaremasendeshita

Sample Sentences for 願う

All Sadako could do now was to make paper cranes and hope for a miracle.
It is only normal to want to be happy.
Jenny could not ignore her parents' desire for her safety.
We long for peace.
I hope the weather clears up before we have to leave.

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