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Main
English Definitionto look at; to watch; to observe; to behold; to advise; concept; point of view; outlook
See alsoguàn Taoist monastery; palace gate watchtower; platform; (Chinese surname)
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Traditional Script
Pinyinguān
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄍㄨㄢ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gun1
Part of Speech(动) verb

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Words With Same Head Word    
观众guānzhòngspectators; audience; visitors (to an exhibition etc)
观察guāncháto observe; to watch; to survey; to examine; observation; view; perspective
观点guāndiǎnpoint of view; viewpoint; standpoint
观念guānniànnotion; thought; concept; sense; views; ideology; general impressions
观看guānkànto watch; to view
Words With Same Tail Word    
参观cānguānto look around; to tour; to visit
乐观lèguānoptimistic; hopeful
主观zhǔguānsubjective
客观kèguānobjective; impartial
悲观bēiguānpessimistic
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