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望 means 'wish for'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 517   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Challenge set: 5    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 26    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 28 words   Used in 165 words   Used in 710 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ボウ   モウ
Kun
   のぞ to wish for
Kun    もち a full moon
Name    み   も
⿱  ⿰   dead   month; moon   king  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 望 is used 21 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 望 is used 163 times, read 4 ways.
ボウ : 139 words FIND ALL
hope; wish; aspiration
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モウ : 4 words FIND ALL
desire; wish; aspiration
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もち : 4 words FIND ALL
noun
1. full moon
2. 15th day of the lunar month
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のぞ : 16 words FIND ALL
'mu' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to desire
2. to wish for; to expect
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Henshall: 613 (originally: 585)  Joy o' Kanji : 585  Key to Kanji: 972 

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ボウ   モウ   のぞ to wish for   
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ボウ   モウ   dead   な to be deceased, to have ceased to be   
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3
shelf
lid
ガツ   ゲツ   つき month; moon   
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オウ    king   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
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ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
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