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Stroke Count
11 Strokes
Radical
月 + 7 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. ambition, full moon, hope, desire, aspire to, expect
Readings
Kun'yomi: のぞ.む、もち。
On'yomi: モウ。(Go-on Reading)
ボウ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 望

Dictionary Entries for 望

bou
mochi
noun
  1. full moon
  2. 15th day of the lunar month

Stroke Order Diagrams for 望

Construction of Character for 望

Radicals and parts present in 望
Radical month, moon Kanji Details »
Part deceased, the late, dying, perish Kanji Details »
Part king, rule, magnate Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 望
  1. 会意形声。原字は「(=)」+「𡈼」の会意文字で人が伸び上がってみる様。それに遠くをのぞむの意の「」と音符「」を加えた。「亡」は「なくなる」等の意で、「ないものを求め、探す」の意を加えた。

Kanji related to 望

  • 婿

Meanings in Other Languages for 望

French
  1. ambition, espoir, désir, aspirer à, dominer (vue), contempler, pleine lune
Portuguese
  1. ambição, lua cheia, esperança, desejo, aspirar, esperar
Spanish
  1. esperanza, deseo, aspiración, mirar lejos, popularidad, desear, esperar

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