Definition of 想

  • concept
  • think
  • idea
  • thought

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ソウ
  • おも

Popular Words With This Kanji

思う, 想う, 念う, 憶う, 懐う, 惟う, おもう

to think, to consider, to believe, to think (of doing), to plan (to do), to judge, to assess, to regard, to imagine, to suppose, to dream, to expect, to look forward to, to feel, to desire, to want, to recall, to remember

予想, よそう

expectation, anticipation, prediction, forecast, conjecture

構想, こうそう

plan, plot, idea, conception

思い, 想い, おもい

thought, mind, heart, feelings, emotion, sentiment, love, affection, desire, wish, hope, expectation, imagination, experience

思想, しそう

thought, idea, ideology

発想, はっそう

expression (e.g. in music), idea, conception, way of thinking

感想, かんそう

impressions, thoughts

想定, そうてい

hypothesis, supposition, assumption

想像, そうぞう

imagination, guess

理想, りそう

ideal, dream


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