Last modified on 12 December 2014, at 20:12

See also: , , and

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

(eye) +  (human) – an eye on a pair of legs. Originally a human figure with a large eye for a head.

見 見 見 見
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Han characterEdit

(radical 147 +0, 7 strokes, cangjie input 月山竹山 (BUHU), four-corner 60210)

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1133, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 34796
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1599, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3663, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+898B

ChineseEdit

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trad.

PronunciationEdit


PrepositionEdit

  1. (archaic) (to have something done) by (someone or something)
Usage notesEdit
  • The modern vernacular equivalent to the preposition would be

VerbEdit

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) to see
  2. (formal) to meet, to see
  3. see; refer to; vide
  4. to appear, to seem

NounEdit

  1. opinion, idea, view
CompoundsEdit

PronunciationEdit


AdverbEdit

  1. (archaic) now (same as )

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 1 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. to see

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(gyeon, hyeon)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): ,  (McCune-Reischauer: kyŏn, hyŏn, Yale: kyen, hyen)
  • Name (hangeul): , 뵈올 (revised: bol, boeol, McCune-Reischauer: pol, poeol, Yale: pol, poy.ol)
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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(kiến, kén, hiện, lương)

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