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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 181 +10, 19 strokes, cangjie input 一火一月金 (MFMBC), four-corner 71286, composition)

  1. desire, want
  2. wish
  3. ambition

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1407, character 31
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 43623
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1925, character 36
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4385, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+9858

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Yale yun6)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

The honorific form is the well known word for please, お願い (onegai).

Compounds[edit]

  • 出願 (しゅつがん, shutsugan)
  • 念願 (ねんがん, nengan)
  • 本願 (ほんがん, hongan)

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(won) (hangeul , revised won, McCune-Reischauer wŏn, Yale wen)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin yuàn (yuan4), Wade-Giles yüan4)

Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(nguyện, nguyền)