望 (ambition) kanji
Ambition
This kanji has 11 strokes. It is being learnt at grade 4.
This kanji belongs to jōyō (regular-use) kanji.
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Meaning:ambition, full moon, hope, desire, aspire to, expect
On reading:ボウ、モウ
bō, mō
Kun reading:のぞ-む、もち
nozo-mu, mochi

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切望
せつぼう
an earnest hope, aspiration, a lust ☆=熱望(ねつぼう)
有望な新人
ゆうぼうなしんじん
a promising newcomer, a hopeful new face (rookie)
志望者
しぼうしゃ
an applicant, a volunteer, a candidate ☆=志願者(しがんしゃ)
本望
ほんもう
a long-cherished desire, satisfaction
望む
のぞむ
wish, desire, want ☆=願う(ねがう) hope for, expect, look forward to ☆=期待する(きたいする) look out over, overlook ☆=見渡す(みわたす)
望み
のぞみ
a desire ☆=願望(がんぼう),欲望(よくぼう) a wish, hope ☆=希望(きぼう),願い(ねがい) a chance, a prospect, a likelihood ☆=見込み(みこみ)
もしお望みなら~
もしおのぞみなら
if you want ~, if you wish ~
望みを叶える
のぞみをかなえる
satisfy one's hope, grant one's wishes
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