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English Definitiondesire; wish
Simplified Script愿望
Traditional Script願望
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄩㄢˋ ㄨㄤˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jyun6mong6
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure Words
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
yuànto hope; to wish; to desire; hoped-for; ready; willing; sincere
wàngfull moon; to hope; to expect; to visit; to gaze (into the distance); to look towards; towards

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
愿意yuànyìto wish; to want; ready; willing (to do something)
愿心yuànxīna wish; a request (to a deity)
愿景yuànjǐngvision (of the future)
愿闻其详yuàn wén qí xiángI'd like to hear the details
愿赌服输yuàn dǔ fúshūlit. if you agree to bet you must accept to lose; fig. you bet, you pay
Words With Same Tail Word    
希望xīwàngto wish for; to desire; hope
失望shīwàngdisappointed; to lose hope; to despair
盼望pànwàngto hope for; to look forward to
渴望kěwàngto thirst for; to long for
期望qīwàngto have expectations; to earnestly hope; expectation; hope
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