Meaning of 盼

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Pinyin: pàn
English Definition: to hope for; to long for; to expect
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (eye) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] eye; to look, to see; division, topic
    • [ fēn ] to divide, to allocate; fraction; small unit of time or other quantity
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Example Words
盼望 pàn wàng to hope for; to look forward to
期盼 pàn hope and expectation; to anticipate; to look forward to; to await expectantly
企盼 pàn to expect; to look forward to; anxious for sth; to hope (to get sth)
左顾右盼 zuǒ yòu pàn glancing to left and right (idiom); to look all around
顾盼 pàn to look around; to care for
More: 盼* | *盼 | *盼*
Example Sentences
I really hope you can be my girlfriend, just like"rice looking forward to mice".
But don't overdue it because then they'll come to expect surprises.
We' re all looking forward to more visitors coming.
Months from now when your date is looking to ride in that Hummer, where will you be from then?
It wasn' t much of a concession, since my church and the Methodist church Hillary attended were both within a mile of the mansion, but I really looked forward to my Sunday freedom ride.