Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
moon, month
Parts:
ambition, full moon, hope, desire, aspire to, expect
Kun:
のぞ.むもち
On:
ボウモウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
470 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 望 【ボウ】 full moon, 15th day of the lunar month
  • 望遠鏡 【ボウエンキョウ】 telescope
  • 眺望 【チョウボウ】 prospect, view, outlook
  • 太公望 【タイコウボウ】 (avid) angler
  • 本望 【ホンモウ】 long-cherished ambition, satisfaction
  • 宿望 【シュクボウ】 long-cherished desire

Kun reading compounds

  • 望む 【のぞむ】 to desire, to wish for, to expect, to see, to command (a view of)
  • 望むらくは 【のぞむらくは】 I pray that, I wish that
  • 望 【ぼう】 full moon, 15th day of the lunar month
  • 望月 【もちづき】 full moon, 15th day of the lunar calendar, full moon of the eighth lunar month

Readings

Japanese names:
み、 も
Chinese:
wang4
Korean:
mang

Spanish

  • esperanza
  • deseo
  • aspiración
  • mirar lejos
  • popularidad
  • desear
  • esperar

Portuguese

  • ambição
  • lua cheia
  • esperança
  • desejo
  • aspirar
  • esperar

French

  • ambition
  • espoir
  • désir
  • aspirer à
  • dominer (vue)
  • contempler
  • pleine lune
514 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
613 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
585 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
361 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2940 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
767 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
613 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1777 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
673 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
685 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
581 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1007 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3408 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1756 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2390 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
500 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14368P Morohashi
2742 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4819 New Nelson (John Haig)
489 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
528 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
314 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
578 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
472 2001 Kanji
4f7.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-7-4 SKIP code
0710.4 Four corner code
43-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
671b Unicode hex code

11 strokes (also 10)
Radical:
town (阝 right) 邑 (阝)
Parts:
home town, village, native place, district
Kun:
さと
On:
キョウゴウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1077 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 郷 【キョウ】 hometown, rural township (of China)
  • 郷愁 【キョウシュウ】 nostalgia, homesickness
  • 同郷 【ドウキョウ】 same village, same town, same province
  • 理想郷 【リソウキョウ】 ideal land, earthly paradise, Utopia, Arcadia
  • 郷 【ゴウ】 countryside, country, 50-home township (comprised of 2-3 neighbourhoods)
  • 郷学 【ゴウガク】 village school (esp. in Edo-era Japan, and ancient Korea and China)
  • 水郷 【スイゴウ】 beautiful riverside location, lakeside district, canal district
  • 大西郷 【ダイサイゴウ】 the Great Saigo

Kun reading compounds

  • 里 【さと】 village, hamlet, countryside, country, home (of one's parents, etc.), hometown, one's origins, one's upbringing, one's past
  • 無何有の郷 【むかうのさと】 utopia, (natural) paradise
  • 第二の故郷 【だいにのこきょう】 one's second home, home away from home

Readings

Japanese names:
くに
Chinese:
xiang1
Korean:
hyang

Spanish

  • ciudad natal
  • pueblo
  • lugar donde hay algo especial

Portuguese

  • cidade natal
  • aldeia
  • lugar de nascimento
  • distrito

French

  • village natal
  • village
  • lieu de naissance
  • région
852 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
841 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1004 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4766 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1165 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1830 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2112 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
855 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
874 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1024 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
760 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
664 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
403 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
501 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1866 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39498P Morohashi
549 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6145 New Nelson (John Haig)
1849 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1993 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
920 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2744 2001 Kanji
2d8.14 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
1-3-7 SKIP code
2772.7 Four corner code
22-31 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
90f7 Unicode hex code