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How to say Hope In Japanese?

KanjiHiraganaKatakana
希望きぼうキボウ
Pronunciation: kibou
How to Say It Outloud: kee-bow
Usage: noun
Example Sentence Japanese:私は新しい仕事に希望を持っています。
Example Sentence English:I have hope for my new job.
KanjiHiraganaKatakana
望みのぞみノゾミ
Pronunciation: nozomi
How to Say It Outloud: noh-zoh-mee
Usage: noun
Example Sentence Japanese:彼の望みは平和な世界を作ることです。
Example Sentence English:His hope is to create a peaceful world.

Dictionary

希望きぼうCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
Suru verb
Transitive verb
  • hope; wish; aspiration
Noun
  • (bright) prospects; expectation
Wikipedia definition
  • Hope
見込みみこみCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • hope; promise; possibility; chance; probability; likelihood
Noun
  • expectation; anticipation; forecast; estimate
Noun
  • side of a structural member
期待きたいCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
Suru verb
Transitive verb
Intransitive verb
  • expectation; anticipation; hope
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • promising; rising; up-and-coming
Wikipedia definition
  • Expectation (epistemic)
望みのぞみCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • wish; desire; hope
Noun
  • prospect; expectation; (one's) hopes
願いねがいCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • desire; wish; hope
Noun
  • request; entreaty; plea; appeal
Noun
  • prayer
Noun
Noun, used as a suffix
  • (written) application
願うねがうCommon wordjlpt-n3
Godan verb with 'u' ending
Transitive verb
  • to desire; to wish; to hope
Godan verb with 'u' ending
Transitive verb
  • to beg; to request; to implore; to pray
Godan verb with 'u' ending
Auxiliary verb
  • to have something done for oneself
光ひかりCommon wordjlpt-n4
Noun
  • light
Noun
  • illumination; ray; beam; gleam; glow
Noun
  • happiness; hope
Noun
  • influence; power
Noun
  • vision; eyesight
Noun
  • optical fiber; optical fibre
Wikipedia definition
  • Light
祈るいのるCommon wordjlpt-n4
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
  • to pray; to say a prayer; to say grace
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
  • to wish; to hope
頼みたのみCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • request; favor; favour
Noun
  • reliance; dependence; trust; hope
望むのぞむCommon wordjlpt-n3
Godan verb with 'mu' ending
Transitive verb
  • to desire; to want; to wish for; to hope for
Godan verb with 'mu' ending
Transitive verb
  • to expect (of someone); to hope for; to look forward to
Godan verb with 'mu' ending
Transitive verb
  • to see; to command (a view of); to overlook
ホープホープCommon word
Noun
  • hope
Noun
  • white hope; person of promise
Place
  • Hope (Canada)
悲観ひかんCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
Suru verb
Transitive verb
Intransitive verb
  • pessimism; (taking a) gloomy view; discouragement; despondency; despair; disappointment
思欲しよく
Noun
Suru verb
  • hope; desire; want
有望ゆうぼうCommon wordjlpt-n1
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
Noun
  • promising; hopeful; full of promise
お手上げおてあげCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • being done for; giving up; being in a hopeless situation; not knowing what to do; being brought to one's knees; throwing up (one's) hands
脈みゃくCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • pulse
Noun
  • vein
Noun
  • chain (of mountains, etc.)
Noun
  • hope
Noun
  • thread (of an argument)
エスペランサエスペランサ
Noun
  • hope
Wikipedia definition
  • Esperanza
光明こうみょうCommon word
Noun
  • bright light
Noun
  • hope; bright future
Noun
  • light emanating from a buddha or bodhisattva, symbolizing their wisdom and compassion
Wikipedia definition
  • Guangming
成算せいさんCommon word
Noun
  • hope of success; prospects of success
考えかんがえCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • thinking; thought; view; opinion; concept
Noun
  • idea; notion; imagination
Noun
  • intention; plan; design
Noun
  • consideration; judgement; deliberation; reflection
Noun
  • wish; hope; expectation

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