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待ち望む
Readings
まちのぞむ
machinozomu
Meanings
Godan verb with 'mu' ending
Transitive verb
to look anxiously for, to wait eagerly forattendre avec anxiété, attendre impatiemmentsehnsüchtig warten, sich freuen

Kanji
ON: タイKUN: ま.つ, -ま.ち
wait, depend on

ON: ボウ, モウKUN: のぞ.む, もち
ambition, full moon, hope, desire, aspire to, expect

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
これを待ち望んでいました。Parts: 此れ (これ), 待ち望む (まちのぞむ)This is what I was waiting for.

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