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English Definitionto inspect; to observe and study; on-the-spot investigation
Simplified Script考察
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄎㄠˇ ㄔㄚˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)haau2caat3
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
kǎoto check; to verify; to test; to examine; to take an exam; to take an entrance exam for; deceased father
cháto examine; to inquire; to observe; to inspect; to look into; obvious; clearly evident; short name for Chahar Province 察哈尔

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
考试kǎoshìto take an exam; exam
考虑kǎolǜto think over; to consider; consideration
考验kǎoyànto test; to put to the test; trial; ordeal
考取kǎoqǔto pass an entrance exam; to be admitted to
Words With Same Tail Word    
警察jǐngchápolice; police officer
观察guāncháto observe; to watch; to survey; to examine; observation; view; perspective
检察jiǎncháto inspect; check up (on)
侦察zhēncháto investigate a crime; to scout; to reconnoiter; reconnaissance; detection; a scout
监察jiāncháto supervise; to control
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