Meaning of 愿

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(Trad.: 願)
Pinyin: yuàn
English Definition: to hope; to wish; to desire; hoped-for; ready; willing; honest; prudent; variant of
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 14; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (heart) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Surround from upper left
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Example Words:
愿意 [ yuàn ]: to wish; to want; ready; willing (to do sth)
愿望 [ yuàn wàng ]: desire; wish
自愿 [ yuàn ]: voluntary
志愿者 [ zhì yuàn zhě ]: volunteer
宁愿 [ nìng yuàn ]: would rather; better
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