Japanese Dictionary

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  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
    craving; longing; thirsting
    Example sentence
    わが国国民独立渇望している Our people thirst for independence.

Examples of 渇望, かつぼう in a sentence

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Kanji in this word


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thirst, dry up, parch

On'Yomi: カツ

Kun'Yomi: かわ.く

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ambition, full moon, hope, desire, aspire to, expect

On'Yomi: ボウ, モウ

Kun'Yomi: のぞ.む, もち

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