Definition of 願

  • petition
  • request
  • vow
  • wish
  • hope


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ガン
  • ねが
  • -ねがい

Popular Words With This Kanji

願う, ねがう

to desire, to wish, to hope, to beg, to request, to implore, to pray, to have something done for oneself

願い, ねがい

desire, wish, request, prayer, petition, application

願, がん

prayer, wish, vow

志願, しがん

aspiration, volunteering, desire, application

念願, ねんがん

one's heart's desire, earnest petition

悲願, ひがん

one's dearest wish, Buddha's vow to save humanity

出願, しゅつがん


本願, ほんがん

Amida Buddha's original vow, long-cherished desire

願望, がんぼう, がんもう

desire, wish, aspiration

請願, せいがん


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