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English Definitionto observe; to watch; to survey; to examine; observation; view; perspective
Simplified Script观察
Traditional Script觀察
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄍㄨㄢ ㄔㄚˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gun1caat3
Part of Speech(动) verb
Measure Words
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
guānto look at; to watch; to observe; to behold; to advise; concept; point of view; outlook
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    
观众guānzhòngspectators; audience; visitors (to an exhibition etc)
观点guāndiǎnpoint of view; viewpoint; standpoint
观念guānniànnotion; thought; concept; sense; views; ideology; general impressions
观看guānkànto watch; to view
观测guāncèto observe; to survey; observation (scientific etc)
Words With Same Tail Word    
警察jǐngchápolice; police officer
考察kǎocháto inspect; to observe and study; on-the-spot investigation
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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