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English Definitionto watch; to view
Traditional Script觀看
Simplified Script观看
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄍㄨㄢ ㄎㄢˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gun1hon3
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
guānto look at; to watch; to observe; to behold; to advise; concept; point of view; outlook
kànto see; to look at; to read; to watch; to visit; to call on; to consider; to look after; to treat (an illness); to depend on; to feel (that); (after verb) to give it a try; Watch out! (for a danger)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
觀眾guānzhòngspectators; audience; visitors (to an exhibition etc)
觀察guāncháto observe; to watch; to survey; to examine; observation; view; perspective
觀點guāndiǎnpoint of view; viewpoint; standpoint
觀念guānniànnotion; thought; concept; sense; views; ideology; general impressions
觀測guāncèto observe; to survey; observation (scientific etc)
Words With Same Tail Word    
好看hǎokàngood-looking; nice-looking; good (of a movie, book, TV show etc); embarrassed; humiliated
難看nánkànugly; unsightly
眼看yǎnkànsoon; in a moment; to look on as something happens
收看shōukànto view; to watch TV; to receive TV channels
來看láikànto come and see; to see a topic from a certain point of view
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