妄想

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
もう
Grade: S
そう
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

妄想 (hiragana もうそう, romaji mōsō)

  1. a delusion

Verb[edit]

妄想 + する (hiragana もうそうする, romaji mōsō suru)

  1. have a delusion; stay in a fantasy

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin wàngxiǎng
Zhuyin ㄨㄤˋ ㄒㄧㄤˇ
IPA (key) /u̯ɑŋ⁵¹ ɕi̯ɑŋ²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

Noun[edit]

妄想 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin wàngxiǎng)

  1. wishful thinking
  2. delusion

Verb[edit]

妄想 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin wàngxiǎng)

  1. to try in vain
  2. to be deluded