望 is a Kanji to be memorized.
Links to English Wiktionary provides translation of Japanese words.
望む , 希望 & 望み are keywords representing the main meanings of the Kanji 望.
Derived words examples are given between 「corner brackets」 (as: 欲望, 絶望, 望ましい, 願望 & 野望).
Pronunciation (Kanji Readings) are written above the Kanji as Furigana.
On Readings are derived from Ancient Chinese, written here with Katakana
(as "ボウ" above "望" in the words: 希望, 欲望, 絶望, 願望 & 野望).
Kun Readings are Native Japanese readings, written here with Hiragana
(as "のぞ" above "望" in the words: 望む, 望み & 望ましい).
"モウ" is a rare reading of 望.
朢 is a less common variant (alternative shape).
Grouped by a shared Phonetic Kanji Component, indicating similar On Readings (with exceptions).
終 白 国,國 韋 愛 不 且 両,兩 令 侵 倝 朝 兵 同 坴 埶 孚 巤