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Kanji Details for 望

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Stroke Count
11 Strokes
月 + 7 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. ambition, full moon, hope, desire, aspire to, expect
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

  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

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

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