愿 (願) yuàn

  1. yuàn verb to hope; to wish; to desire
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 希望 (Guoyu '願' v 1; Kroll 2015 '願' 1, p. 578; Giles 1892 '願'; Unihan '願')
  2. yuàn noun hope
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 希望 (Guoyu '願' n; Unihan '願')
  3. yuàn auxiliary verb to be ready; to be willing
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 甘心 (Giles 1892 '願'; Guoyu '願' v 2)
  4. yuàn verb to ask for; to solicit
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '願' 1a, p. 578)
  5. yuàn noun a vow
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Giles 1892 '願'; Kroll 2015 '願' 3, p. 578)
  6. yuàn adjective diligent; attentive
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 愿 (Kroll 2015 '愿')
  7. yuàn verb to prefer; to select
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '願' 1b, p. 578)
  8. yuàn verb to admire
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sene of 钦羡 (Guoyu '願' v 3; Kroll 2015 '願' 4, p. 578)
  9. yuàn noun a vow; pranidhana
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: praṇidhāna (BCSD '願', p. 1268; FGDB '願'; MW 'praṇidhāna'; SH '願', p. 476; Tzu Chuang 2012, pp. 372-374)

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