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1 wàngwang4full moon; to hope; to expect; to visit; to gaze (into the distance); to look towards; towards; 15th day of month (lunar calendar); old variant of
2希望 wàngxi1 wang4to wish for; to desire; hope; Classifiers:
3愿望 願望 yuàn wàngyuan4 wang4desire; wish
4欲望 慾望 wàngyu4 wang4desire; longing; appetite; craving
5失望 shī wàngshi1 wang4disappointed; to lose hope; to despair
6望远镜 望遠鏡 wàng yuǎn jìngwang4 yuan3 jing4binoculars; telescope; Classifiers:
7盼望 pàn wàngpan4 wang4to hope for; to look forward to
8期望 wàngqi1 wang4to have expectations; to earnestly hope; expectation; hope
9绝望 絕望 jué wàngjue2 wang4to despair; to give up all hope; desperate; desperation
10看望 kàn wàngkan4 wang4to overlook; to watch from above; to visit; to pay a call to
11望见 望見 wàng jiànwang4 jian4to espy; to spot
12张望 張望 zhāng wàngzhang1 wang4to look around; to peep (through a crack); to peer at; to throw a look at
13眺望 tiào wàngtiao4 wang4to survey the scene from an elevated position
14有希望 yǒu wàngyou3 xi1 wang4hopeful; promising; prospective
15指望 zhǐ wàngzhi3 wang4to hope for sth; to count on; hope
16探望 tàn wàngtan4 wang4to visit; to call on sb; to look around
17喜出望外 chū wàng wàixi3 chu1 wang4 wai4to be pleased beyond one's expectations (idiom); overjoyed at the turn of events
18仰望 yǎng wàngyang3 wang4to look up at; to look up to sb hopefully
19威望 wēi wàngwei1 wang4prestige
20巴高望上 gāo wàng shàngba1 gao1 wang4 shang4to wish for higher status (idiom); to curry favor in the hope of promotion
21巴望 wàngba1 wang4to look forward to
22拜望 bài wàngbai4 wang4to call to pay one's respect; to call on
23不孚众望 不孚眾望 zhòng wàngbu4 fu2 zhong4 wang4not living up to expectations (idiom); failing to inspire confidence among people; unpopular
24不副所望 suǒ wàngbu4 fu4 suo3 wang4to live up to expectations (idiom)|||to not come up to one's expectation (idiom)
25不负众望 不負眾望 zhòng wàngbu4 fu4 zhong4 wang4to live up to expectations (idiom)
26承望 chéng wàngcheng2 wang4to expect (often in negative combination, I never expected...); to look forward to
27充满希望的跋涉比到达目的地更能给人乐趣 充滿希望的跋涉比到達目的地更能給人樂趣 chōng mǎn wàng de shè dào gēng néng gěi rén chong1 man3 xi1 wang4 de5 ba2 she4 bi3 dao4 da2 mu4 di4 di4 geng1 neng2 gei3 ren2 le4 qu4It is better to travel hopefully than to arrive.
28大旱望霓 hàn wàng da4 han4 wang4 ni2see 大旱望云霓
29大旱望云霓 大旱望雲霓 hàn wàng yún da4 han4 wang4 yun2 ni2lit. looking for rain clouds in times of drought (idiom); fig. desperate for an escape from a difficult situation
30大旱之望云霓 大旱之望雲霓 hàn zhī wàng yún da4 han4 zhi1 wang4 yun2 ni2see 大旱望云霓
31大失所望 shī suǒ wàngda4 shi1 suo3 wang4greatly disappointed
32大喜过望 大喜過望 guò wàngda4 xi3 guo4 wang4overjoyed at unexpected good news (idiom)
33大有希望 yǒu wàngda4 you3 xi1 wang4to stand a good chance; to have great hopes; to be promising
34戴盆望天 dài pén wàng tiāndai4 pen2 wang4 tian1lit. viewing the sky with a basin on one's head; it is hard to get a clear view of the sky while carrying a platter on one's head; fig. it is hard to get on in one's career while encumbered by family obligations; one can't perform a major task while bothered by other duties
35殆以无望 殆以無望 dài wàngdai4 yi3 wu2 wang4nearly hopeless (idiom)
36带着希望去旅行,比到达终点更美好 帶著希望去旅行,比到達終點更美好 dài zhe wàng xíng , dào zhōng diǎn gèng měi hǎodai4 zhe5 xi1 wang4 qu4 lu:3 xing2 , bi3 dao4 da2 zhong1 dian3 geng4 mei3 hao3It is better to travel hopefully than to arrive.
37德高望重 gāo wàng zhòngde2 gao1 wang4 zhong4a person of virtue and prestige; a person of good moral standing and reputation
38得陇望蜀 得隴望蜀 lǒng wàng shǔde2 Long3 wang4 Shu3lit. covet Sichuan once Gansu has been seized; fig. endless greed; insatiable desire
39得一望二 wàng èrde2 yi1 wang4 er4to have an insatiable desire for more (idiom)
40登高望远 登高望遠 dēng gāo wàng yuǎndeng1 gao1 wang4 yuan3to stand tall and see far (idiom); taking the long and broad view; acute foresight
41东张西望 東張西望 dōng zhāng wàngdong1 zhang1 xi1 wang4to look in all directions (idiom); to glance around
42对望 對望 duì wàngdui4 wang4to look at each other
43放眼望去 fàng yǎn wàng fang4 yan3 wang4 qu4as far as the eye can see
44丰收在望 豐收在望 fēng shōu zài wàngfeng1 shou1 zai4 wang4A bumper harvest is anticipated. (idiom)
45功高望重 gōng gāo wàng zhònggong1 gao1 wang4 zhong4high merit and worthy prospects (idiom)
46冠盖相望 冠蓋相望 guān gài xiāng wàngguan1 gai4 xiang1 wang4constant exchange of high officials' visits between two nations; a gathering of dignitaries (idiom)
47观望 觀望 guān wàngguan1 wang4to wait and see; to watch from the sidelines; to look around; to survey
48观望不前 觀望不前 guān wàng qiánguan1 wang4 bu4 qian2to hesitate; to be immobilized; to look about and make no move (idiom)
49哈伯太空望远镜 哈伯太空望遠鏡 tài kōng wàng yuǎn jìngHa1 bo2 Tai4 kong1 Wang4 yuan3 jing4Hubble Space Telescope
50海内人望 海內人望 hǎi nèi rén wànghai3 nei4 ren2 wang4to be the center of attention of the whole country (idiom)
51好望角 hǎo wàng jiǎoHao3 wang4 Jiao3Cape of Good Hope
52厚望 hòu wànghou4 wang4great hopes; great expectations
53极目望去 極目望去 wàng ji2 mu4 wang4 qu4to look afar (idiom)
54极目远望 極目遠望 yuǎn wàngji2 mu4 yuan3 wang4as far as the eye can see
55寄望 wàngji4 wang4to place hopes on
56寄予很大期望 hěn wàngji4 yu2 hen3 da4 qi1 wang4to place great hope or expectation on (sth)
57寄予厚望 hòu wàngji4 yu3 hou4 wang4to place high hopes
58寄予希望 wàngji4 yu3 xi1 wang4to place one's hope on
59绝望的境地 絕望的境地 jué wàng de jìng jue2 wang4 de5 jing4 di4desperate straits; impossible situation
60郡望 jùn wàngjun4 wang4(old) gentry
61可望 wàngke3 wang4to thirst for; to long for; can be expected (to); to be expected (to); hopefully (happening)
62可望而不可即 wàng ér ke3 wang4 er2 bu4 ke3 ji2in sight but unattainable (idiom); inaccessible; in sight but unattainable (idiom); inaccessible; also written 可望而不可及
63可望取胜者 可望取勝者 wàng shèng zhěke3 wang4 qu3 sheng4 zhe3favorite (to win a race or championship); well-placed contestant
64可望有成 wàng yǒu chéngke3 wang4 you3 cheng2can be expected to be a success
65窥望 窺望 kuī wàngkui1 wang4to peep; to spy on
66两眼望穿 兩眼望穿 liǎng yǎn wàng chuānliang3 yan3 wang4 chuan1to wear out one's eyes watching for sb. (idiom)
67瞭望 liào wàngliao4 wang4to watch from a height or distance; to keep a lookout
68瞭望哨 liào wàng shàoliao4 wang4 shao4lookout post
69瞭望台 瞭望臺 liào wàng táiliao4 wang4 tai2observation platform; observation tower; lookout tower
70吕望 呂望 wàngLu:3 Wang4see Jiang Ziya 姜子牙
71马德望 馬德望 wàngMa3 de2 wang4Battambang
72门望 門望 mén wàngmen2 wang4family prestige
73弥望 彌望 wàngmi2 wang4a full view
74名孚众望 名孚眾望 míng zhòng wàngming2 fu2 zhong4 wang4to enjoy high popular respect (idiom)
75名门望族 名門望族 míng mén wàng ming2 men2 wang4 zu2offspring a famous family (idiom); good breeding; blue blood
76名望 míng wàngming2 wang4renown; prestige
77凝望 níng wàngning2 wang4to gaze at; to stare fixedly at
78期望甚殷 wàng shèn yīnqi1 wang4 shen4 yin1to earnestly look forward to (meeting sb.) (idiom)
79期望值 wàng zhíqi1 wang4 zhi2(math) expected value
80祈望 wàngqi2 wang4to hope; to wish; hope; wish; (old) name of an official post
81企望 wàngqi3 wang4variant of 企望 ; hope; to hope; to look forward to
82跂踵而望 zhǒng ér wàngqi3 zhong3 er2 wang4to look forward anxiously (idiom)
83企足而望 ér wàngqi3 zu2 er2 wang4to stand on tiptoe to see (idiom)
84跂望 wàngqi4 wang4to stand on tiptoe looking forward to sb or sth
85前途无望 前途無望 qián wàngqian2 tu2 wu2 wang4The future is hopeless.; to be unpromising (idiom)
86潜望镜 潛望鏡 qián wàng jìngqian2 wang4 jing4periscope
87强烈愿望 強烈願望 qiáng liè yuàn wàngqiang2 lie4 yuan4 wang4intense desire
88翘望 翹望 qiáo wàngqiao2 wang4to raise one's head and look into the distance; fig. to forward to; to long for
89切望 qiè wàngqie4 wang4to eagerly anticipate
90秋收在望 qiū shōu zài wàngqiu1 shou1 zai4 wang4The autumn harvest is at hand. (idiom)
91求死愿望 求死願望 qiú yuàn wàngqiu2 si3 yuan4 wang4death wish (translated from English); Death wish, movie series with Charles Bronson is translated as 猛龙怪客
92热望 熱望 wàngre4 wang4to aspire
93若望 ruò wàngRuo4 wang4John; Saint John; less common variant of 约翰 preferred by the Catholic church
94若望福音 ruò wàng yīnRuo4 wang4 Fu2 yin1Gospel according to St John
95奢望 shē wàngshe1 wang4an extravagant hope; to have excessive expectations
96深孚众望 深孚眾望 shēn zhòng wàngshen1 fu2 zhong4 wang4to enjoy the confidence of the people; to be very popular
97身为望族 身為望族 shēn wéi wàng shen1 wei2 wang4 zu2to have been born to a high rank (idiom)
98声望 聲望 shēng wàngsheng1 wang4popularity; prestige
99胜利在望 勝利在望 shèng zài wàngsheng4 li4 zai4 wang4victory is in sight
100施不望报 施不望報 shī wàng bàoshi1 bu4 wang4 bao4to do favors without thought of repayment (idiom)
101守望 shǒu wàngshou3 wang4to keep watch; on guard
102守望相助 shǒu wàng xiāng zhùshou3 wang4 xiang1 zhu4to keep watch and defend one another (idiom, from Mencius); to join forces to defend against external aggressors; mutual help and protection
103双筒望远镜 雙筒望遠鏡 shuāng tǒng wàng yuǎn jìngshuang1 tong3 wang4 yuan3 jing4binoculars
104朔望 shuò wàngshuo4 wang4the new moon; the first day of the lunar month
105朔望潮 shuò wàng cháoshuo4 wang4 chao2spring tide (biggest tide, at new moon or full moon)
106太公望 tài gōng wàngTai4 gong1 Wang4see Jiang Ziya 姜子牙
107望安 wàng ānWang4 an1Wangan township in Penghu county 澎湖县 (Pescadores Islands), Taiwan
108望安乡 望安鄉 wàng ān xiāngWang4 an1 xiang1Wangan township in Penghu county 澎湖县 (Pescadores Islands), Taiwan
109望长久远 望長久遠 wàng cháng jiǔ yuǎnwang4 chang2 jiu3 yuan3for a very long time (idiom)
110望尘不及 望塵不及 wàng chén wang4 chen2 bu4 ji2too inferior to bear comparison (idiom)
111望尘莫及 望塵莫及 wàng chén wang4 chen2 mo4 ji2lit. to see only the other rider's dust and have no hope of catching up (idiom); to be far inferior
112望城 wàng chéngWang4 cheng2Wangcheng county in Changsha 长沙 , Hunan
113望城县 望城縣 wàng chéng xiànWang4 cheng2 xian4Wangcheng county in Changsha 长沙 , Hunan
114望穿秋水 wàng chuān qiū shuǐwang4 chuan1 qiu1 shui3to eagerly await (idiom)
115望都 wàng Wang4 du1Wangdu county in Baoding 保定 , Hebei
116望都县 望都縣 wàng xiànWang4 du1 xian4Wangdu county in Baoding 保定 , Hebei
117望而却步 望而卻步 wàng ér què wang4 er2 que4 bu4to shrink back; to flinch
118望而生畏 wàng ér shēng wèiwang4 er2 sheng1 wei4intimidate at the first glance (idiom); awe-inspiring; terrifying; overwhelming
119望而兴叹 望而興嘆 wàng ér xīng tànwang4 er2 xing1 tan4to look and sigh; to feel helpless; not knowing what to do
120望风 望風 wàng fēngwang4 feng1to be on the lookout; to keep watch
121望风捕影 望風捕影 wàng fēng yǐngwang4 feng1 bu3 ying3see 捕风捉影
122望风而逃 望風而逃 wàng fēng ér táowang4 feng1 er2 tao2to flee at the mere sight of (idiom)
123望风披靡 望風披靡 wàng fēng wang4 feng1 pi1 mi3to be frightened into flight (idiom)
124望风扑影 望風撲影 wàng fēng yǐngwang4 feng1 pu1 ying3to go on a wild-goose chase (idiom)
125望风转舵 望風轉舵 wàng fēng zhuǎn duòwang4 feng1 zhuan3 duo4to be an opportunist (idiom)
126望夫石 wàng shíWang4 fu1 Shi2Amah Rock in Sha Tin 沙田 , Hong Kong
127望花 wàng huāWang4 hua1Wanghua district of Fushun city 抚顺市 , Liaoning
128望花区 望花區 wàng huā Wang4 hua1 qu1Wanghua district of Fushun city 抚顺市 , Liaoning
129望江 wàng jiāngWang4 jiang1Wangjiang county in Anqing 安庆 , Anhui
130望江县 望江縣 wàng jiāng xiànWang4 jiang1 xian4Wangjiang county in Anqing 安庆 , Anhui
131望京 wàng jīngWang4 jing1Wangjing neighborhood of Beijing
132望奎 wàng kuíWang4 kui2Wangkui county in Suihua 绥化 , Heilongjiang
133望奎县 望奎縣 wàng kuí xiànWang4 kui2 xian4Wangkui county in Suihua 绥化 , Heilongjiang
134望楼 望樓 wàng lóuwang4 lou2watchtower; lookout tower
135望梅止渴 wàng méi zhǐ wang4 mei2 zhi3 ke3lit. to quench one's thirst by thinking of plums (idiom); fig. to console oneself with illusions
136望门投止 望門投止 wàng mén tóu zhǐwang4 men2 tou2 zhi3to seek refuge at any house one happens upon (idiom)
137望谟 望謨 wàng Wang4 mo2Wangmo county in Qianxinan Buyei and Miao autonomous prefecture 黔西南州 , Guizhou
138望谟县 望謨縣 wàng xiànWang4 mo2 xian4Wangmo county in Qianxinan Buyei and Miao autonomous prefecture 黔西南州 , Guizhou
139望女成凤 望女成鳳 wàng chéng fèngwang4 nu:3 cheng2 feng4lit. to hope one's daughter becomes a phoenix (idiom); fig. to hope one's daughter is a success in life
140望其项背 望其項背 wàng xiàng bèiwang4 qi2 xiang4 bei4to be unable to catch up with (idiom)
141望日 wàng wang4 ri4the full moon; the fifteenth day of each lunar month
142望文生义 望文生義 wàng wén shēng wang4 wen2 sheng1 yi4lit. view a text and interpret (idiom); to interpret word by word without understanding the meaning; a far-fetched interpretation
143望闻问切 望聞問切 wàng wén wèn qièwang4 wen2 wen4 qie4the four methods of diagnosis: watching the face, smelling, asking questions, and feeling the pulse (Chinese medicine) (idiom)
144望眼欲穿 wàng yǎn chuānwang4 yan3 yu4 chuan1to anxiously await
145望洋 wàng yángwang4 yang2(literary) to gaze in the air
146望洋兴叹 望洋興嘆 wàng yáng xīng tànwang4 yang2 xing1 tan4lit. to gaze at the ocean and lament one's inadequacy (idiom); fig. to feel powerless and incompetent (to perform a task)
147望远镜头 望遠鏡頭 wàng yuǎn jìng tóuwang4 yuan3 jing4 tou2telephoto lens
148望远镜座 望遠鏡座 wàng yuǎn jìng zuòWang4 yuan3 jing4 zuo4Telescopium (constellation)
149望远瞄准镜 望遠瞄準鏡 wàng yuǎn miào zhǔn jìngwang4 yuan3 miao4 zhun3 jing4telescopic sight; scope (on a rifle)
150望月 wàng yuèwang4 yue4full moon
151望诊 望診 wàng zhěnwang4 zhen3(TCM) observation, one of the four methods of diagnosis 四诊
152望子成龙 望子成龍 wàng chéng lóngwang4 zi3 cheng2 long2lit. to hope one's son becomes a dragon (idiom); fig. to long for one' s child to succeed in life; to have great hopes for one's offspring; to give one's child the best education as a career investment
153望族 wàng wang4 zu2distinguished or prominent family; influential clan (old)
154无取胜希望者 無取勝希望者 shèng wàng zhěwu2 qu3 sheng4 xi1 wang4 zhe3outsider (i.e. not expected to win a race or championship)
155无望 無望 wàngwu2 wang4without hope; hopeless; without prospects
156物望所归 物望所歸 wàng suǒ guīwu4 wang4 suo3 gui1The people's hope is centered on sb. (idiom)
157希望落空 wàng luò kōngxi1 wang4 luo4 kong1hopes are dashed
158相望 xiāng wàngxiang1 wang4to look at one another; to face each other
159项背相望 項背相望 xiàng bèi xiāng wàngxiang4 bei4 xiang1 wang4one after another in close succession (in walking) (idiom)
160延首远望 延首遠望 yán shǒu yuǎn wàngyan2 shou3 yuan3 wang4to crane forward and gaze into the distance (idiom)
161遥望 遙望 yáo wàngyao2 wang4to look into the distance
162一望而知 wàng ér zhīyi1 wang4 er2 zhi1to be evident at a glance (idiom)
163一望无边 一望無邊 wàng biānyi1 wang4 wu2 bian1to stretch as far as the eye can see (idiom)
164一望无际 一望無際 wàng yi1 wang4 wu2 ji4as far as the eye can see (idiom)
165一望无垠 一望無垠 wàng yínyi1 wang4 wu2 yin2to stretch as far as the eye can see (idiom)
166一线希望 一線希望 xiàn wàngyi1 xian4 xi1 wang4a gleam of hope
167一眼望去 yǎn wàng yi1 yan3 wang4 qu4as far as the eye can see
168倚栏望月 倚欄望月 lán wàng yuèyi3 lan2 wang4 yue4to lean against the railings and look at the moon (idiom)
169倚门而望 倚門而望 mén ér wàngyi3 men2 er2 wang4to lean against the door and crane one's neck (idiom)
170殷切期望 yīn qiè wàngyin1 qie4 qi1 wang4to earnestly expect (idiom)
171引颈而望 引頸而望 yǐn jǐng ér wàngyin3 jing3 er2 wang4to stretch the neck to look (idiom)
172引颈四望 引頸四望 yǐn jǐng wàngyin3 jing3 si4 wang4to crane one's neck and look around (idiom)
173喁喁望治 yóng yóng wàng zhìyong2 yong2 wang4 zhi4to look hopefully to those in power (idiom)
174有负众望 有負眾望 yǒu zhòng wàngyou3 fu4 zhong4 wang4to fail to live up to people's expectations (idiom)
175有望 yǒu wàngyou3 wang4hopeful; promising
176原望思维 原望思維 yuán wàng wéiyuan2 wang4 si1 wei2wishful thinking (idiom)
177远望 遠望 yuǎn wàngyuan3 wang4to gaze afar; to look into the distance
178瞻望 zhān wàngzhan1 wang4to look far ahead; to look forward (to)
179展望 zhǎn wàngzhan3 wang4outlook; prospect; to look ahead; to look forward to
180这山望着那山高 這山望著那山高 zhè shān wàng zhe shān gāozhe4 shan1 wang4 zhe5 na4 shan1 gao1lit. the next mountain looks taller (idiom); fig. not satisfied with one's current position; the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence
181众望 眾望 zhòng wàngzhong4 wang4renowned; prestigious; great hopes; expectations; people's expectations
182瞩望 矚望 zhǔ wàngzhu3 wang4to look forward to
183瞩望已久 矚望已久 zhǔ wàng jiǔzhu3 wang4 yi3 jiu3to have been eagerly looking forward to it for a long time (idiom)
184资望 資望 wàngzi1 wang4seniority and prestige
185纵目四望 縱目四望 zòng wàngzong4 mu4 si4 wang4to look far into the distance in all directions (idiom)
186守望台 shǒu wàng táishou3 wang4 tai2watchtower

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1) Click on the to input Chinese via mouse writing;
2) Input Chinese (both Simplified and Traditional are supported), English or Pinyin;
3) For Pinyin search, please use number 1-5 for tones, and u: for ü. Space is needed to separate each pinyin. Examples: pin1 yin1;
4)You can click on the Pinyin or button for pronunciation;
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