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Noun (futsuumeishi)
wish, desire, hopedésir, espoir, souhait

prospect, expectation, (one's) hopesжелание, надеждаWunsch, Sehnsucht, Hoffnung, Erwartung, Streben
ON: ボウ, モウKUN: のぞ.む, もち
ambition, full moon, hope, desire, aspire to, expect

Example sentences
あのチームは、あるとしても、まず優勝の望みはない。Parts: 彼の (あの), チーム (ティーム), 有る (ある), としても, 先ず (まず), 優勝 (ゆうしょう), 望み (のぞみ), 無い (ない)That team has little, if any, chance of winning.

あなたの望みが実現するといいですね。Parts: 貴方 (あなた), 望み (のぞみ), 実現 (じつげん), 良い (よい)I hope your wish will come true.

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