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Main
English Definitionto see; to meet; to appear (to be something); to interview
See alsoxiàn to appear; also written
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Pinyinjiàn
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄐㄧㄢˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gin3
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Basic

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Words With Same Head Word    
見面jiànmiànto meet; to see each other
見解jiànjiěopinion; view; understanding
見識jiànshiknowledge and experience; to increase one's knowledge
見證jiànzhèngto be witness to; witness; evidence
見效jiànxiàoto have the desired effect
Words With Same Tail Word    
意見yìjiànidea; opinion; suggestion; objection; complaint
看見kànjiànto see; to catch sight of
聽見tīngjiànto hear
再見zàijiàngoodbye; see you again later
會見huìjiànto meet with (somebody who is paying a visit)
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