Simplified from 觀 (雚 → 又 and 見 → 见). Same simplification of phonetic occurs in 权.
观 (radical 147 见+2, 6 strokes, cangjie input 水月竹山 (EBHU))
- see, observe, view
观 (traditional 觀, Yale gun1)
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观 (traditional 觀, pinyin guān (guan1), guàn (guan4), Wade-Giles kuan1, kuan4)
The normal reading (referring to seeing, observing, or viewing) is guān. The reading guàn is used only for various ancient meanings related to Daoism.