Meaning of 观

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(Trad.: 觀)
Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Ideographic: To see again
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ yòu ] and, also, again, in addition
    • [ jiàn ] to see, to observe, to meet, to appear
  • Pinyin: guān

    English Definition: to look at; to watch; to observe; to behold; to advise; concept; point of view; outlook
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    观众 [ guān zhòng ]: spectators; audience; visitors (to an exhibition etc)
    参观 [ cān guān ]: to look around; to tour; to visit
    观察 [ guān chá ]: to observe; to watch; to survey; to examine; observation; view; perspective; Classifiers:
    观点 [ guān diǎn ]: point of view; viewpoint; standpoint; Classifiers:
    客观 [ guān ]: objective; impartial
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  • Pinyin: guàn

    English Definition: surname Guan; Taoist monastery; palace gate watchtower; platform
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    白虎观 [ bái guàn ]: White Tiger Hall, a Han dynasty palace hall in which the famous Virtuous Discussions Held in White Tiger Hall 通俗白虎通德论 were held under the aegis of Han Emperor Zhang 汉章帝
    宫观 [ gōng guàn ]: Taoist temple
    观塘 [ guàn táng ]: Kwun Tong district of Kowloon, Hong Kong
    观星台 [ guàn xīng tái ]: astronomical observatory (old)
    道观 [ dào guàn ]: Daoist temple
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