Last modified on 27 June 2014, at 22:30
See also: and

TranslingualEdit

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shinjitai

simplified

traditional

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EtymologyEdit

Simplified from ( and ). Same simplification of phonetic occurs in .

Han characterEdit

(radical 147 +2, 6 strokes, cangjie input 水月竹山 (EBHU))

  1. see, observe, view
  2. appearance

Related charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit


CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(traditional , Jyutping gun1, Yale gun1)

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(traditional , Pinyin guān (guan1), guàn (guan4), Wade-Giles kuan1, kuan4)

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Usage notesEdit

The normal reading (referring to seeing, observing, or viewing) is guān. The reading guàn is used only for various ancient meanings related to Daoism.

CompoundsEdit