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yuàn

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yuàn Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
yuàn | yuan4
English translation
to hope
to wish
to desire
hoped-for
ready
willing
sincere
desire, wish; honest, virtuous; ready, willing

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About yuàn

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Number of strokes

14

Traditional form

yuàn

Contains the radical

xīn

Part of speech

Verb / 动词 dòng cí Dòngcí

Learning hint

heart

Etymology of yuàn

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Type

pictophonetic

Positional decomposition

原心

Semantic compound

xīn

Phonetic compound

yuán

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. xīn represents the meaning and yuán represents the sound. In simplified Chinese yuàn is also used to mean "hope; wish", while in traditional Chinese this meaning is written with a separate character yuàn .

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Example sentences using yuàn

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" yuàn 愿意 yuànyì ràng dào 亚特兰大 Yà tè lán dà ,去刻 shǎng 几个 jǐ ge ya ?

" Would you like for me to take it to Atlanta and have it engraved? "

这个 zhè ge mèng 一般 yībān de 夙愿 sù yuàn shì 细腻 xì nì de 笔法 bǐ fǎ 描绘 miáohuì chū 来的.

This cherished fantasy is embellished with minute detail.

zhǔ ā , zài 心里 xīn li 默默 mòmò shuì , 但愿 dàn yuàn 真象 zhēn xiàng 弗雷迪· Ā 切尔 kuā de 那样 nà yàng 坚强 jiānqiáng .

Christ, he thought, I wish I were as solid as Freddy Archer thinks I am.

许多 xǔduō rén qíng yuàn 电视机 diàn shì jī ér 不愿 bù yuàn mǎi 电视机 diàn shì jī .

Many people prefer to rent their television sets instead of buying them.

愿意 yuànyì 重担 zhòng dàn tuī gěi 别人 biéren .

She will not shove the heavy load onto others.

Words with yuàn

Explore 25 words and sayings that include the Chinese character yuàn in their composition.

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
愿意 yuànyì to wish願意
yuàn to hope yuàn
愿望 yuànwàng desire願望
不愿 bù yuàn unwilling不願
宁愿 nìngyuàn better寧願
但愿 dàn yuàn I wish (that)但願
自愿 zìyuàn voluntary自願
志愿者 zhìyuànzhě volunteer志願者
意愿 yì yuàn aspiration意願
志愿 zhì yuàn aspiration志願
心愿 xīn yuàn dream心願
祝愿 zhù yuàn to wish祝願
情愿 qíng yuàn willingness情願
许愿 xǔ yuàn to make a wish許願
如愿 rú yuàn to have one's wishes fulfilled如願
心甘情愿 xīngānqíngyuàn delighted to (do sth, idiom)心甘情願
志愿军 zhì yuàn jūn volunteer army志願軍
甘愿 gān yuàn willingly甘願
如愿以偿 rú yuàn yǐ cháng to have one's wish fulfilled如願以償
一厢情愿 yī xiāng qíng yuàn one's own wishful thinking一廂情願
遗愿 yí yuàn final wishes of the departed遺願
事与愿违 shì yǔ yuàn wéi things turn out contrary to the way one wishes (idiom)事與願違
请愿书 qǐng yuàn shū petition請願書
请愿 qǐng yuàn petition (for action to be taken)請願
夙愿 sù yuàn long-cherished wish夙願

yuàn Decomposition & Compounds

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yuàn Decomposition

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