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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. Interpret something that is written or printed.
  2. Perceive with attention; direct one's gaze towards.
  3. Look at with attention.
  4. Look at.
  5. See or watch.
  6. Look attentively.
  7. Perceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight.
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