15th day of month (lunar calendar); old variant of 望

full moon; to hope; to expect; to visit; to gaze (into the distance); to look towards; towards

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巴高望上 巴高望上 ba1 gao1 wang4 shang4
to wish for higher status (idiom); to curry favor in the hope of promotion

巴望 巴望 ba1 wang4
to look forward to

拜望 拜望 bai4 wang4
to call to pay one's respect; to call on

不孚众望 不孚眾望 bu4 fu2 zhong4 wang4
not living up to expectations (idiom); failing to inspire confidence among people; unpopular

不负众望 不負眾望 bu4 fu4 zhong4 wang4
to live up to expectations (idiom)

承望 承望 cheng2 wang4
to expect (often in negative combination, I never expected...); to look forward to

大旱望霓 大旱望霓 da4 han4 wang4 ni2
see 大旱望雲霓|大旱望云霓

大旱望云霓 大旱望雲霓 da4 han4 wang4 yun2 ni2
lit. looking for rain clouds in times of drought (idiom); fig. desperate for an escape from a difficult situation

大旱之望云霓 大旱之望雲霓 da4 han4 zhi1 wang4 yun2 ni2
see 大旱望雲霓|大旱望云霓

大失所望 大失所望 da4 shi1 suo3 wang4
greatly disappointed

大喜过望 大喜過望 da4 xi3 guo4 wang4
overjoyed at unexpected good news (idiom)

大有希望 大有希望 da4 you3 xi1 wang4
to stand a good chance; to have great hopes; to be promising

戴盆望天 戴盆望天 dai4 pen2 wang4 tian1
lit. 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 bothe

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 dai4 zhe5 xi1 wang4 qu4 lv3 xing2 - bi3 dao4 da2 zhong1 dian3 geng4 mei3 hao3
It is better to travel hopefully than to arrive.

德高望重 德高望重 de2 gao1 wang4 zhong4
a person of virtue and prestige; a person of good moral standing and reputation

得陇望蜀 得隴望蜀 de2 long3 wang4 shu3
lit. covet Sichuan once Gansu has been seized; fig. endless greed; insatiable desire

登高望远 登高望遠 deng1 gao1 wang4 yuan3
to stand tall and see far (idiom); taking the long and broad view; acute foresight

东张西望 東張西望 dong1 zhang1 xi1 wang4
to look in all directions (idiom); to glance around

对望 對望 dui4 wang4
to look at each other

放眼望去 放眼望去 fang4 yan3 wang4 qu4
as far as the eye can see

功高望重 功高望重 gong1 gao1 wang4 zhong4
high merit and worthy prospects (idiom)

观望 觀望 guan1 wang4
to wait and see; to watch from the sidelines; to look around; to survey

哈伯太空望远镜 哈伯太空望遠鏡 ha1 bo2 tai4 kong1 wang4 yuan3 jing4
Hubble Space Telescope

好望角 好望角 hao3 wang4 jiao3
Cape of Good Hope

厚望 厚望 hou4 wang4
great hopes; great expectations

极目远望 極目遠望 ji2 mu4 yuan3 wang4
as far as the eye can see

寄望 寄望 ji4 wang4
to place hopes on

寄予厚望 寄予厚望 ji4 yu3 hou4 wang4
to place high hopes

绝望 絕望 jue2 wang4
to despair; to give up all hope; desperate; desperation

绝望的境地 絕望的境地 jue2 wang4 de5 jing4 di4
desperate straits; impossible situation

郡望 郡望 jun4 wang4
(old) gentry

看望 看望 kan4 wang4
to visit; to pay a call to

瞰望 瞰望 kan4 wang4
to overlook; to watch from above

可望 可望 ke3 wang4
can be expected (to); to be expected (to); hopefully (happening)

渴望 渴望 ke3 wang4
to thirst for; to long for

可望而不可即 可望而不可即 ke3 wang4 er2 bu4 ke3 ji2
in sight but unattainable (idiom); inaccessible; also written 可望而不可及

可望而不可及 可望而不可及 ke3 wang4 er2 bu4 ke3 ji2
in sight but unattainable (idiom); inaccessible

可望取胜者 可望取勝者 ke3 wang4 qu3 sheng4 zhe3
favorite (to win a race or championship); well-placed contestant

可望有成 可望有成 ke3 wang4 you3 cheng2
can be expected to be a success

窥望 窺望 kui1 wang4
to peep; to spy on

瞭望 瞭望 liao4 wang4
to watch from a height or distance; to keep a lookout

瞭望哨 瞭望哨 liao4 wang4 shao4
lookout post

瞭望台 瞭望臺 liao4 wang4 tai2
observation tower; lookout tower

吕望 呂望 lv3 wang4
see Jiang Ziya 薑子牙|姜子牙

马德望 馬德望 ma3 de2 wang4

门望 門望 men2 wang4
family prestige

弥望 彌望 mi2 wang4
a full view

名门望族 名門望族 ming2 men2 wang4 zu2
offspring a famous family (idiom); good breeding; blue blood

名望 名望 ming2 wang4
renown; prestige

凝望 凝望 ning2 wang4
to gaze at; to stare fixedly at

盼望 盼望 pan4 wang4
to hope for; to look forward to

期望 期望 qi1 wang4
to have expectations; to earnestly hope; expectation; hope

期望值 期望值 qi1 wang4 zhi2
(math) expected value

祈望 祈望 qi2 wang4
to hope; to wish; hope; wish; (old) name of an official post

跂望 跂望 qi3 wang4
variant of 企望

企望 企望 qi3 wang4
hope; to hope; to look forward to

跂望 跂望 qi4 wang4
to stand on tiptoe looking forward to sb or sth

潜望镜 潛望鏡 qian2 wang4 jing4

翘望 翹望 qiao2 wang4
to raise one's head and look into the distance; fig. to forward to; to long for

切望 切望 qie4 wang4
to eagerly anticipate

求死愿望 求死願望 qiu2 si3 yuan4 wang4
death wish (translated from English); Death wish, movie series with Charles Bronson is translated as 猛龍怪客|猛龙怪客

热望 熱望 re4 wang4
to aspire

若望 若望 ruo4 wang4
John; Saint John; less common variant of 約翰|约翰 preferred by the Catholic church

若望福音 若望福音 ruo4 wang4 fu2 yin1
Gospel according to St John

奢望 奢望 she1 wang4
an extravagant hope; to have excessive expectations

深孚众望 深孚眾望 shen1 fu2 zhong4 wang4
to enjoy the confidence of the people; to be very popular

声望 聲望 sheng1 wang4
popularity; prestige

胜利在望 勝利在望 sheng4 li4 zai4 wang4
victory is in sight

失望 失望 shi1 wang4
disappointed; to lose hope; to despair

守望 守望 shou3 wang4
to keep watch; on guard

守望相助 守望相助 shou3 wang4 xiang1 zhu4
to keep watch and defend one another (idiom, from Mencius); to join forces to defend against external aggressors; mutual help and protection

双筒望远镜 雙筒望遠鏡 shuang1 tong3 wang4 yuan3 jing4

朔望 朔望 shuo4 wang4
the new moon; the first day of the lunar month

朔望潮 朔望潮 shuo4 wang4 chao2
spring tide (biggest tide, at new moon or full moon)

太公望 太公望 tai4 gong1 wang4
see Jiang Ziya 薑子牙|姜子牙

探望 探望 tan4 wang4
to visit; to call on sb; to look around

眺望 眺望 tiao4 wang4
to survey the scene from an elevated position

望安 望安 wang4 an1
Wangan township in Penghu county 澎湖縣|澎湖县 (Pescadores Islands), Taiwan

望安乡 望安鄉 wang4 an1 xiang1
Wangan township in Penghu county 澎湖縣|澎湖县 (Pescadores Islands), Taiwan

望尘莫及 望塵莫及 wang4 chen2 mo4 ji2
lit. to see only the other rider's dust and have no hope of catching up (idiom); to be far inferior

望城 望城 wang4 cheng2
Wangcheng county in Changsha 長沙|长沙, Hunan

望城县 望城縣 wang4 cheng2 xian4
Wangcheng county in Changsha 長沙|长沙, Hunan

望都 望都 wang4 du1
Wangdu county in Baoding 保定, Hebei

望都县 望都縣 wang4 du1 xian4
Wangdu county in Baoding 保定, Hebei

望而却步 望而卻步 wang4 er2 que4 bu4
to shrink back; to flinch

望而生畏 望而生畏 wang4 er2 sheng1 wei4
intimidate at the first glance (idiom); awe-inspiring; terrifying; overwhelming

望而兴叹 望而興嘆 wang4 er2 xing1 tan4
to look and sigh; to feel helpless; not knowing what to do

望风 望風 wang4 feng1
to be on the lookout; to keep watch

望风捕影 望風捕影 wang4 feng1 bu3 ying3
see 捕風捉影|捕风捉影

望风而逃 望風而逃 wang4 feng1 er2 tao2
to flee at the mere sight of (idiom)

望夫石 望夫石 wang4 fu1 shi2
Amah Rock in Sha Tin 沙田, Hong Kong

望花 望花 wang4 hua1
Wanghua district of Fushun city 撫順市|抚顺市, Liaoning

望花区 望花區 wang4 hua1 qu1
Wanghua district of Fushun city 撫順市|抚顺市, Liaoning

望见 望見 wang4 jian4
to espy; to spot

望江 望江 wang4 jiang1
Wangjiang county in Anqing 安慶|安庆, Anhui

望江县 望江縣 wang4 jiang1 xian4
Wangjiang county in Anqing 安慶|安庆, Anhui

望京 望京 wang4 jing1
Wangjing neighborhood of Beijing

望奎 望奎 wang4 kui2
Wangkui county in Suihua 綏化|绥化, Heilongjiang

望奎县 望奎縣 wang4 kui2 xian4
Wangkui county in Suihua 綏化|绥化, Heilongjiang

望楼 望樓 wang4 lou2
watchtower; lookout tower

望梅止渴 望梅止渴 wang4 mei2 zhi3 ke3
lit. to quench one's thirst by thinking of plums (idiom); fig. to console oneself with illusions

望谟 望謨 wang4 mo2
Wangmo county in Qianxinan Buyei and Miao autonomous prefecture 黔西南州, Guizhou

望谟县 望謨縣 wang4 mo2 xian4
Wangmo county in Qianxinan Buyei and Miao autonomous prefecture 黔西南州, Guizhou

望女成凤 望女成鳳 wang4 nv3 cheng2 feng4
see 望子成龍|望子成龙

望日 望日 wang4 ri4
the full moon; the fifteenth day of each lunar month

望文生义 望文生義 wang4 wen2 sheng1 yi4
lit. view a text and interpret (idiom); to interpret word by word without understanding the meaning; a far-fetched interpretation

望眼欲穿 望眼欲穿 wang4 yan3 yu4 chuan1
to anxiously await

望洋 望洋 wang4 yang2
(literary) to gaze in the air

望洋兴叹 望洋興嘆 wang4 yang2 xing1 tan4
lit. to gaze at the ocean and lament one's inadequacy (idiom); fig. to feel powerless and incompetent (to perform a task)

望远镜 望遠鏡 wang4 yuan3 jing4
binoculars; telescope

望远镜座 望遠鏡座 wang4 yuan3 jing4 zuo4
Telescopium (constellation)

望远瞄准镜 望遠瞄準鏡 wang4 yuan3 miao4 zhun3 jing4
telescopic sight; scope (on a rifle)

望月 望月 wang4 yue4
full moon

望诊 望診 wang4 zhen3
(TCM) observation, one of the four methods of diagnosis 四診|四诊

望子成龙 望子成龍 wang4 zi3 cheng2 long2
lit. 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

望族 望族 wang4 zu2
distinguished or prominent family; influential clan (old)

威望 威望 wei1 wang4

无取胜希望者 無取勝希望者 wu2 qu3 sheng4 xi1 wang4 zhe3
outsider (i.e. not expected to win a race or championship)

无望 無望 wu2 wang4
without hope; hopeless; without prospects

希望 希望 xi1 wang4
to wish for; to desire; hope

希望落空 希望落空 xi1 wang4 luo4 kong1
hopes are dashed

喜出望外 喜出望外 xi3 chu1 wang4 wai4
to be pleased beyond one's expectations (idiom); overjoyed at the turn of events

相望 相望 xiang1 wang4
to look at one another; to face each other

仰望 仰望 yang3 wang4
to look up at; to look up to sb hopefully

遥望 遙望 yao2 wang4
to look into the distance

一望而知 一望而知 yi1 wang4 er2 zhi1
to be evident at a glance (idiom)

一望无际 一望無際 yi1 wang4 wu2 ji4
as far as the eye can see (idiom)

一望无垠 一望無垠 yi1 wang4 wu2 yin2
to stretch as far as the eye can see (idiom)

一线希望 一線希望 yi1 xian4 xi1 wang4
a gleam of hope

一眼望去 一眼望去 yi1 yan3 wang4 qu4
as far as the eye can see

倚栏望月 倚欄望月 yi3 lan2 wang4 yue4
to lean against the railings and look at the moon (idiom)

有望 有望 you3 wang4
hopeful; promising

有希望 有希望 you3 xi1 wang4
hopeful; promising; prospective

欲望 慾望 yu4 wang4
desire; longing; appetite; craving

远望 遠望 yuan3 wang4
to gaze afar; to look into the distance

愿望 願望 yuan4 wang4
desire; wish

瞻望 瞻望 zhan1 wang4
to look far ahead; to look forward (to)

展望 展望 zhan3 wang4
outlook; prospect; to look ahead; to look forward to

张望 張望 zhang1 wang4
to look around; to peep (through a crack); to peer at; to throw a look at

这山望着那山高 這山望著那山高 zhe4 shan1 wang4 zhe5 na4 shan1 gao1
lit. 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

指望 指望 zhi3 wang4
to hope for sth; to count on; hope

众望 眾望 zhong4 wang4
people's expectations

重望 重望 zhong4 wang4
renowned; prestigious; great hopes; expectations

瞩望 矚望 zhu3 wang4
to look forward to

资望 資望 zi1 wang4
seniority and prestige