Chinese Traditional: 願望
Chinese Simplified: 愿望
Pinyin: yuan4 wang4
Zhuyin: ㄩㄢˋ ㄨㄤˋ
English Meaning: desire, wish
Classifier: (ge5) or (xiang4)

Example Sentences:

他小時候的願望是成為太空人。
他小时候的愿望是成为太空人。
ta1 xiao3 shi2 hou4 de5 yuan4 wang4 shi4 cheng2 wei2 tai4 kong1 ren2.
His childhood dream was to become an astronaut.
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元宵節時遊客在宣紙上寫下來年的願望。
元宵节时游客在宣纸上写下来年的愿望。
yuan2 xiao1 jie2 shi2 you2 ke4 zai4 xuan1 zhi3 shang4 xie3 xia4 lai2 nian2 de5 yuan4 wang4.
During the Lantern Festival, tourists write down their wishes for the New Year on rice paper.
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Related Words:

 

yuàn

1. hope, wish 2. to hope, to wish 3. willing

Here: hope, wish

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wàng

1. to gaze, to look 2. prestige 3. to hope, to expect 4. hope, expectation

Here: hope, expectation

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