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English Definitionto 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)
See alsokān to look after; to take care of; to watch; to guard
kàn to regard as
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Part of Speech(动) verb
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(动) As a verb
  1. Perceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight.
  2. Interpret something that is written or printed.
  3. Perceive with attention; direct one's gaze towards.
  4. Look at with attention.
  5. Look at.
  6. See or watch.
  7. Look attentively.
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