Meaning of 览

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(Trad.: 覽)
Pinyin: lǎn
English Definition: to look at; to view; to read
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (see) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ jiàn ] to see, to observe, to meet, to appear
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Example Words:
展览 [ zhǎn lǎn ]: to put on display; to exhibit; exhibition; show; Classifiers:
游览 [ yóu lǎn ]: to go sightseeing; to tour; to visit; Classifiers:
浏览 [ liú lǎn ]: to skim over; to browse
博览会 [ lǎn huì ]: exposition; international fair
一览众山小 [ lǎn zhòng shān xiǎo ]: (last line of the poem 望岳 by Tang poet Du Fu 杜甫 ) with one look I shall see all the smaller mountains down below (from the summit of Mt Tai 泰山 ); (fig.) awe-inspiring view from a very high place
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