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ガン/GAN/    ねが.う/nega.u/    -ねがい/-negai/GAN/ガン/    nega.u/ねが.う/    -negai/-ねがい/

petition;  request;  vow;  wish;  hope Frenchdemande;  prière;  souhait;  voeu;  espoir Portuguesepetição;  solicitação;  voto;  desejo;  esperança Spanishpetición;  deseo;  anhelo;  desear;  pedir;  rogar

Radical: (face).   Strokes: 19画.   Elements: 貝目ハ小白頁厂.   Pinyin: yuàn.   Hangul:  [weon].   Nanori: ra.

Jōyō Kanji 4th Grade.   JLPT N3.

Example compounds:
ガンGANたいがんtaigan】ambition; the Buddha's great vow (to save all people)
こんがんkongan】entreaty; supplication; petition
宿しゅくがんshukugan】longstanding desire
ねがnegauねがうnegau】to desire; to beg; to have something done for oneself
請いこいねがうkoinegau】to beg; to request; to beseech; to implore; to entreat
Codepoints and classification codes:
20-74JIS X 0208
7128.6Four Corner
3361De Roo
Dictionary indices:
255Classic Nelson
6653The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
1845New Japanese-English Character Dictionary by J. Halpern
1199Kanji Learner's Dictionary by J. Halpern
135Remembering the Kanji by J. Heisig
869A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage (Gakken)
428Essential Kanji by P.G. O'Neill
43623Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 12 p. 293
446A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters by K.G. Henshall
581Kanji & Kana by Spahn and Hadamitzky
368Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese (H) by F. Sakade
1011Kanji Flashcards by M. Hodges and T. Okazaki
469Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese: Third Edition 3rd edition by Henshall
637Tuttle Kanji Cards by A. Kask
862Kanji in Context by Nishiguchi and Kono
2.15Japanese for Busy People by the AJLT
1897Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
137Y. Maniette's French adaptation of Heisig


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