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1观察 觀察 guān cháguan1 cha2to observe; to watch; to survey; to examine; observation; view; perspective; Classifiers:
2观点 觀點 guān diǎnguan1 dian3point of view; viewpoint; standpoint; Classifiers:
3客观 客觀 guānke4 guan1objective; impartial
4观念 觀念 guān niànguan1 nian4notion; thought; concept; sense; views; ideology; general impressions
5观众 觀眾 guān zhòngguan1 zhong4spectators; audience; visitors (to an exhibition etc)
6观测 觀測 guān guan1 ce4to observe; to survey; observation (scientific etc)
7主观 主觀 zhǔ guānzhu3 guan1subjective
8参观 參觀 cān guāncan1 guan1to look around; to tour; to visit
9宏观 宏觀 hóng guānhong2 guan1macro-; macroscopic; holistic
10世界观 世界觀 shì jiè guānshi4 jie4 guan1worldview; world outlook; Weltanschauung
11微观 微觀 wēi guānwei1 guan1micro-; subatomic
12 guānguan1to look at; to watch; to observe; to behold; to advise; concept; point of view; outlook
13直观 直觀 zhí guānzhi2 guan1direct observation; directly perceived through the senses; intuitive; audiovisual
14观看 觀看 guān kànguan1 kan4to watch; to view
15客观世界 客觀世界 guān shì jièke4 guan1 shi4 jie4the objective world (as opposed to empirical observation)
16客观性 客觀性 guān xìngke4 guan1 xing4objectivity
17乐观 樂觀 guānle4 guan1optimistic; hopeful
18观赏 觀賞 guān shǎngguan1 shang3to look at sth with pleasure; to watch (sth marvelous); ornamental
19美观 美觀 měi guānmei3 guan1pleasing to the eye; beautiful; artistic
20悲观 悲觀 bēi guānbei1 guan1pessimistic
21可观 可觀 guānke3 guan1considerable; impressive; significant
22壮观 壯觀 zhuàng guānzhuang4 guan1spectacular; magnificent sight
23价值观 價值觀 jià zhí guānjia4 zhi2 guan1system of values
24宏观经济 宏觀經濟 hóng guān jīng hong2 guan1 jing1 ji4macroeconomic
25外观 外觀 wài guānwai4 guan1exterior appearance; to view sth from the outside; exterior condition
26观察者 觀察者 guān chá zhěguan1 cha2 zhe3observer
27主观主义 主觀主義 zhǔ guān zhǔ zhu3 guan1 zhu3 yi4subjectivism
28安坐静观 安坐靜觀 ān zuò jìng guānan1 zuo4 jing4 guan1to sit quietly watching (idiom)
29本人的观点 本人的觀點 běn rén de guān diǎnben3 ren2 de5 guan1 dian3(one's) personal view
30表观 表觀 biǎo guānbiao3 guan1apparent
31表观遗传学 表觀遺傳學 biǎo guān chuán xuébiao3 guan1 yi2 chuan2 xue2epigenetics
32不雅观 不雅觀 guānbu4 ya3 guan1offensive to the eye; unbecoming; unsightly; ungainly
33粲然可观 粲然可觀 càn rán guāncan4 ran2 ke3 guan1to have achieved signal successes (idiom)
34察言观色 察言觀色 chá yán guān cha2 yan2 guan1 se4to weigh up sb's words and observe their facial expression (idiom); to discern what sb thinks from his body language
35传观 傳觀 chuán guānchuan2 guan1to pass sth around (for others to look at)
36达观 達觀 guānda2 guan1to take things philosophically
37大观 大觀 guānDa4 guan1Daguan district of Anqing city 安庆市 , Anhui
38大观区 大觀區 guān Da4 guan1 qu1Daguan district of Anqing city 安庆市 , Anhui
39大观园 大觀園 guān yuánDa4 guan1 yuan2Prospect Garden; Grand View Garden, a garden in Dream of the Red Chamber
40当局者迷,旁观者清 當局者迷,旁觀者清 dāng zhě , páng guān zhě qīngdang1 ju2 zhe3 mi2 , pang2 guan1 zhe3 qing1The person on the spot is baffled, the onlooker sees clear (idiom). The onlooker sees more of the game.
41东观汉记 東觀漢記 dōng guān hàn Dong1 guan1 Han4 ji4History of Later Han dynasty, internal palace record by many 1st and 2nd century authors, 143 scrolls
42动见观瞻 動見觀瞻 dòng jiàn guān zhāndong4 jian4 guan1 zhan1to be watched closely (idiom)
43洞若观火 洞若觀火 dòng ruò guān huǒdong4 ruo4 guan1 huo3clear as a flame (idiom); to see things absolutely clearly
44动摇悲观 動搖悲觀 dòng yáo bēi guāndong4 yao2 bei1 guan1to waver and grow pessimistic (idiom)
45反观 反觀 fǎn guānfan3 guan1by contrast; but as for this...; viewed from another angle; subjectively; introspection
46改观 改觀 gǎi guāngai3 guan1change of appearance; to revise one's point of view
47概观 概觀 gài guāngai4 guan1to survey; to take stock of; overview
48隔岸观火 隔岸觀火 àn guān huǒge2 an4 guan1 huo3to watch the fires burning across the river; to delay entering the fray until all others have been exhausted by fighting amongst themselves (idiom)
49拱手旁观 拱手旁觀 gǒng shǒu páng guāngong3 shou3 pang2 guan1to watch from the sidelines and do nothing (idiom)
50古文观止 古文觀止 wén guān zhǐGu3 wen2 Guan1 zhi3Guwen Guanzhi, an anthology of essays written in Literary Chinese, compiled and edited by Wu Chucai and Wu Diaohou of Qing dynasty
51观测卫星 觀測衛星 guān wèi xīngguan1 ce4 wei4 xing1observation satellite
52观测员 觀測員 guān yuánguan1 ce4 yuan2observer; spotter
53观测者 觀測者 guān zhěguan1 ce4 zhe3observer
54观察家 觀察家 guān chá jiāguan1 cha2 jia1observer; The Observer (UK newspaper)
55观察力 觀察力 guān chá guan1 cha2 li4power of observation; perception
56观察人士 觀察人士 guān chá rén shìguan1 cha2 ren2 shi4observer
57观察入微 觀察入微 guān chá wēiguan1 cha2 ru4 wei1to observe carefully (idiom)
58观察哨 觀察哨 guān chá shàoguan1 cha2 shao4sentry post
59观察员 觀察員 guān chá yuánguan1 cha2 yuan2observer
60观风 觀風 guān fēngguan1 feng1on lookout duty; to serve as lookout
61观感 觀感 guān gǎnguan1 gan3one's impressions; observations
62观光 觀光 guān guāngguan1 guang1to tour; sightseeing; tourism
63观光客 觀光客 guān guāng guan1 guang1 ke4tourist
64观光区 觀光區 guān guāng guan1 guang1 qu1tourist region; sightseeing area
65观后感 觀後感 guān hòu gǎnguan1 hou4 gan3impression or feeling after visiting or watching (movies, museums etc)
66观护所 觀護所 guān suǒguan1 hu4 suo3probation office
67观火 觀火 guān huǒguan1 huo3penetrating (vision)
68观景台 觀景台 guān jǐng táiguan1 jing3 tai2lookout; viewing platform; observation deck
69观客 觀客 guān guan1 ke4audience
70观澜湖 觀瀾湖 guān lán Guan1 lan2 Hu2Mission Hills Group (Chinese hospitality, sports and leisure company)
71观览 觀覽 guān lǎnguan1 lan3to view; to look at; to look sth over
72观礼 觀禮 guān guan1 li3to attend a ritual
73观落阴 觀落陰 guān luò yīnguan1 luo4 yin1a ritual whereby the living soul is brought to the nether world for a spiritual journey
74观摩 觀摩 guān guan1 mo2to observe and emulate; to study (esp. following sb's example)
75观鸟 觀鳥 guān niǎoguan1 niao3birdwatching
76观色察言 觀色察言 guān chá yánguan1 se4 cha2 yan2to observe another's countenance and note his speech (idiom)
77观世音 觀世音 guān shì yīnGuan1 shi4 yin1Guanyin, the Bodhisattva of Compassion or Goddess of Mercy (Sanskrit Avalokiteśvara)
78观世音菩萨 觀世音菩薩 guān shì yīn Guan1 shi4 yin1 Pu2 sa4Guanyin, the Bodhisattva of Compassion or Goddess of Mercy (Sanskrit Avalokiteśvara)
79观望 觀望 guān wàngguan1 wang4to wait and see; to watch from the sidelines; to look around; to survey
80观望不前 觀望不前 guān wàng qiánguan1 wang4 bu4 qian2to hesitate; to be immobilized; to look about and make no move (idiom)
81观想 觀想 guān xiǎngguan1 xiang3to visualize (Buddhist practice)
82观象台 觀象臺 guān xiàng táiguan1 xiang4 tai2observatory; observation platform
83观衅伺隙 觀釁伺隙 guān xìn guan1 xin4 si4 xi4lit. to look for holes, and observe gaps (idiom); fig. to search out one's opponent's weak points; to look for the Achilles' heel
84观音 觀音 guān yīnGuan1 yin1Guanyin, the Bodhisattva of Compassion or Goddess of Mercy (Sanskrit Avalokiteśvara)
85观音菩萨 觀音菩薩 guān yīn Guan1 yin1 Pu2 sa4Guanyin, the Bodhisattva of Compassion or Goddess of Mercy (Sanskrit Avalokiteśvara)
86观音乡 觀音鄉 guān yīn xiāngGuan1 yin1 xiang1Guanyin or Kuanyin township in Taoyuan county 桃园县 , north Taiwan
87观瞻 觀瞻 guān zhānguan1 zhan1appearance; view; abiding impression
88观者如堵 觀者如堵 guān zhě guan1 zhe3 ru2 du3The spectators formed a solid wall of humanity. (idiom)
89观止 觀止 guān zhǐguan1 zhi3incomparably good
90宏观世界 宏觀世界 hóng guān shì jièhong2 guan1 shi4 jie4macrocosm; the world in the large
91宏观调控 宏觀調控 hóng guān tiáo kònghong2 guan1 tiao2 kong4macro-control
92毁三观 毀三觀 huǐ sān guānhui3 san1 guan1(Internet slang) (of a situation, video clip etc) to make one think "wtf!"
93今古奇观 今古奇觀 jīn guānjin1 gu3 qi2 guan1unheard-of fantastic story (idiom)
94景观 景觀 jǐng guānjing3 guan1landscape
95景观设计 景觀設計 jǐng guān shè jing3 guan1 she4 ji4landscape design
96静观自得 靜觀自得 jìng guān jing4 guan1 zi4 de2Everything comes to one who waits. (idiom)
97旧观 舊觀 jiù guānjiu4 guan1former appearance; what it used to look like
98绝对观念 絕對觀念 jué duì guān niànjue2 dui4 guan1 nian4absolute idea (in Hegel's philosophy)
99科学发展观 科學發展觀 xué zhǎn guānKe1 xue2 Fa1 zhan3 guan1Scientific Outlook on Development, a guiding principle for the CPC attributed to Hu Jintao 胡锦涛 , incorporated into the Constitution of the CPC in 2007
100客观唯心主义 客觀唯心主義 guān wéi xīn zhǔ ke4 guan1 wei2 xin1 zhu3 yi4objective idealism (in Hegel's philosophy)
101客观主义 客觀主義 guān zhǔ ke4 guan1 zhu3 yi4objectivist philosophy
102乐观其成 樂觀其成 guān chéngle4 guan1 qi2 cheng2to look favorably on sth; would be glad to see it happen
103乐观主义 樂觀主義 guān zhǔ le4 guan1 zhu3 yi4optimism
104冷眼旁观 冷眼旁觀 lěng yǎn páng guānleng3 yan3 pang2 guan1the cool eye of a bystander; a detached point of view
105历史观点 歷史觀點 shǐ guān diǎnli4 shi3 guan1 dian3historical standpoint
106令人叹为观止 令人嘆為觀止 lìng rén tàn wéi guān zhǐling4 ren2 tan4 wei2 guan1 zhi3(set expression) astonishing to see
107刘姥姥进大观园 劉姥姥進大觀園 liú lǎo lao jìn guān yuánLiu2 lao3 lao5 jin4 Da4 guan1 yuan2Granny Liu visits the Grand View gardens; (of a simple person) to be overwhelmed by new experiences and luxurious surroundings
108面面观 面面觀 miàn miàn guānmian4 mian4 guan1(used in titles) comprehensive survey
109旁观 旁觀 páng guānpang2 guan1spectator; non-participant
110旁观者 旁觀者 páng guān zhěpang2 guan1 zhe3observer; spectator
111旁观者清 旁觀者清 páng guān zhě qīngpang2 guan1 zhe3 qing1The person on the spot is baffled, the onlooker sees clear (idiom). The spectator sees more of the game.
112奇观 奇觀 guānqi2 guan1spectacle; impressive sight
113气象观测站 氣象觀測站 xiàng guān zhànqi4 xiang4 guan1 ce4 zhan4weather station
114强迫观念 強迫觀念 qiǎng guān niànqiang3 po4 guan1 nian4compelling notion; obsession
115人权观察 人權觀察 rén quán guān cháRen2 quan2 Guan1 cha2Human Rights Watch (HRW), New York-based non-governmental organization
116人文景观 人文景觀 rén wén jǐng guānren2 wen2 jing3 guan1place of cultural interest
117荣辱观 榮辱觀 róng guānrong2 ru3 guan1precepts regarding what is honorable and what is shameful (in particular, refers to the Socialist Concepts on Honors and Disgraces, PRC official moral principles promulgated from 2006); abbr. for 社会主义荣辱观 ; also known as the Eight Honors and Eight Shames 八荣八耻
118肉眼观察 肉眼觀察 ròu yǎn guān chárou4 yan3 guan1 cha2observation by naked eye
119审美观 審美觀 shěn měi guānshen3 mei3 guan1esthetic conception; esthetic point of view; standard
120审时观变 審時觀變 shěn shí guān biànshen3 shi2 guan1 bian4to examine the times and the trends (idiom)
121史观 史觀 shǐ guānshi3 guan1historical point of view; historically speaking
122式样美观 式樣美觀 shì yàng měi guānshi4 yang4 mei3 guan1graceful-looking; stylish (idiom)
123缩手旁观 縮手旁觀 suō shǒu páng guānsuo1 shou3 pang2 guan1to stand by with folded arms (idiom)
124叹惋观止 嘆惋觀止 tàn wǎn guān zhǐtan4 wan3 guan1 zhi3to admire as the greatest
125叹为观止 嘆為觀止 tàn wéi guān zhǐtan4 wei2 guan1 zhi3(idiom) to gasp in amazement; to acclaim as the peak of perfection
126铁观音 鐵觀音 tiě guān yīnTie3 guan1 yin1Tieguanyin tea (a variety of oolong tea)
127听其言而观其行 聽其言而觀其行 tīng yán ér guān xíngting1 qi2 yan2 er2 guan1 qi2 xing2hear what he says and observe what he does (idiom, from Analects); judge a person not by his words, but by his actions
128听其言观其行 聽其言觀其行 tīng yán guān xíngting1 qi2 yan2 guan1 qi2 xing2hear what he says and observe what he does (idiom, from Analects); judge a person not by his words, but by his actions
129通观 通觀 tōng guāntong1 guan1to take an overall view of sth; comprehensive view
130外观设计 外觀設計 wài guān shè wai4 guan1 she4 ji4look; external appearance; design; overall brand look or logo that can be patented
131微观经济 微觀經濟 wēi guān jīng wei1 guan1 jing1 ji4microeconomic
132微观世界 微觀世界 wēi guān shì jièwei1 guan1 shi4 jie4microcosm; the microscopic world
133围观 圍觀 wéi guānwei2 guan1to stand in a circle and watch
134伟观 偉觀 wěi guānwei3 guan1magnificent vista; a wonder
135蔚为大观 蔚為大觀 wèi wéi guānwei4 wei2 da4 guan1to afford a magnificent sight (idiom); enchanting
136蔚为奇观 蔚為奇觀 wèi wéi guānwei4 wei2 qi2 guan1to present a magnificent sight; to be a sight to behold (idiom)
137消极悲观 消極悲觀 xiāo bēi guānxiao1 ji2 bei1 guan1to remain passive and pessimistic (idiom)
138谢绝参观 謝絕參觀 xiè jué cān guānxie4 jue2 can1 guan1closed to visitors; no admittance
139信用观察 信用觀察 xìn yòng guān cháxin4 yong4 guan1 cha2credit watch
140袖手旁观 袖手旁觀 xiù shǒu páng guānxiu4 shou3 pang2 guan1to watch with folded arms (idiom); to look on without lifting a finger
141雅观 雅觀 guānya3 guan1elegant and tasteful
142眼观六路耳听八方 眼觀六路耳聽八方 yǎn guān liù ěr tīng fāngyan3 guan1 liu4 lu4 er3 ting1 ba1 fang1lit. the eyes watch six roads and the ears listen in all directions; to be observant and alert (idiom)
143眼观四处,耳听八方 眼觀四處,耳聽八方 yǎn guān chù , ěr tīng fāngyan3 guan1 si4 chu4 , er3 ting1 ba1 fang1see 眼觀四面眼观四面耳听八方
144眼观四面,耳听八方 眼觀四面,耳聽八方 yǎn guān miàn , ěr tīng fāngyan3 guan1 si4 mian4 , er3 ting1 ba1 fang1lit. the eyes observe all sides and the ears listen in all directions (idiom); fig. to be observant and alert
145遥观 遙觀 yáo guānyao2 guan1to look into the distance
146以观后效 以觀後效 guān hòu xiàoyi3 guan1 hou4 xiao4(to lighten a punishment and) see how the offender behaves (idiom)
147由是观之 由是觀之 yóu shì guān zhīyou2 shi4 guan1 zhi1looking at it from this point of view (idiom)
148有碍观瞻 有礙觀瞻 yǒu ài guān zhānyou3 ai4 guan1 zhan1to be an eyesore (idiom)
149宇宙观 宇宙觀 zhòu guānyu3 zhou4 guan1world view
150综观 綜觀 zōng guānzong1 guan1to take a broad view of sth
151纵观 縱觀 zòng guānzong4 guan1to survey comprehensively; an overall survey
152走马观花 走馬觀花 zǒu guān huāzou3 ma3 guan1 hua1lit. flower viewing from horseback (idiom); a fleeting glance in passing; fig. superficial understanding from cursory observation; to make a quick judgment based on inadequate information
153坐观成败 坐觀成敗 zuò guān chéng bàizuo4 guan1 cheng2 bai4to sit and await success or failure (idiom); to wait to see the outcome of a fight before taking sides; to sit on the fence
154坐观世变 坐觀世變 zuò guān shì biànzuo4 guan1 shi4 bian4to sit and watch how the wind blows (idiom)
155坐井观天 坐井觀天 zuò jǐng guān tiānzuo4 jing3 guan1 tian1lit. to view the sky from the bottom of a well (idiom); ignorant and narrow-minded
156坐山观虎斗 坐山觀虎鬥 zuò shān guān dòuzuo4 shan1 guan1 hu3 dou4sit on the mountain and watch the tigers fight; watch in safety whilst others fight then reap the rewards when both sides are exhausted (idiom)
157观后镜 觀後鏡 guān hòu jìngguan1 hou4 jing4mirror showing a view to one's rear (including rearview mirror, side-view mirror, baby view mirror etc)

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