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CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-770B

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CJK Unified Ideographs
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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
 

Han characterEdit

(radical 109, +4, 9 strokes, cangjie input 竹手月山 (HQBU), four-corner 20604, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 803, character 7
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 23196
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1219, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2474, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+770B

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.
variant forms

Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character
Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
   

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (hand) +  (eye) – to put a hand above eyes to gaze afar.

Pronunciation 1Edit


Note: khòaⁿ - vernacular, khàn - literary.
Note:
  • kang3 - literary (in 看相);
  • toin2 - semantic (訓讀) (in most compounds) (original character is ).
  • Wu

    • Dialectal data
    Variety Location 看 (見)
    Mandarin Beijing /kʰan⁵¹/
    Harbin /kʰan⁵³/
    Tianjin /kʰan⁵³/
    Jinan /kʰã²¹/
    Qingdao /kʰã⁴²/
    Zhengzhou /kʰan³¹²/
    Xi'an /kʰã⁴⁴/
    Xining /kʰã²¹³/
    Yinchuan /kʰan¹³/
    Lanzhou /kʰɛ̃n¹³/
    Ürümqi /kʰan²¹³/
    Wuhan /kʰan³⁵/
    Chengdu /kʰan¹³/
    Guiyang /kʰan²¹³/
    Kunming /kʰã̠²¹²/
    Nanjing /kʰaŋ⁴⁴/
    Hefei /kʰæ̃⁵³/
    Jin Taiyuan /kʰæ̃⁴⁵/
    Pingyao /kʰɑŋ³⁵/
    Hohhot /kʰæ̃⁵⁵/
    Wu Shanghai /kʰø³⁵/
    Suzhou /kʰø⁵¹³/
    Hangzhou /kʰẽ̞⁴⁴⁵/
    Wenzhou /kʰø⁴²/
    Hui Shexian /kʰɛ³²⁴/
    Tunxi
    Xiang Changsha /kʰan⁵⁵/
    Xiangtan /kʰan⁵⁵/
    Gan Nanchang /kʰɵn²¹³/
    Hakka Meixian /kʰon⁵³/
    Taoyuan /kʰon⁵⁵/
    Cantonese Guangzhou /hɔn³³/
    Nanning /hɔn³³/
    Hong Kong /hɔn³³/
    Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /kʰan²¹/
    /kʰuã²¹/
    Fuzhou (Min Dong) /kʰɑŋ²¹²/
    Jian'ou (Min Bei) /kʰaŋ⁴⁴/
    Shantou (Min Nan) /kʰaŋ²¹³/
    /kʰuã²¹³/
    /tʰõi⁵³/ 訓讀
    Haikou (Min Nan) /mo²³/ 訓望

    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 2/2
    Initial () (29)
    Final () (61)
    Tone (調) Departing (H)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () I
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /kʰɑnH/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /kʰɑnH/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /kʰɑnH/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /kʰanH/
    Li
    Rong
    /kʰɑnH/
    Wang
    Li
    /kʰɑnH/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /kʰɑnH/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    kàn
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 2/2
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    kàn
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ khanH ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*[kʰ]ˁa[r]-s/
    English gaze at

    Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter–Sagart system:

    * Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
    * Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
    * Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
    * Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

    * Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
    Zhengzhang system (2003)
    Character
    Reading # 2/2
    No. 7355
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    1
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*kʰaːns/

    DefinitionsEdit

    1. to look; to see; to watch
      電影 / 电影  ―  kàn diànyǐng  ―  to watch a movie
    2. (transitive) to read
      報紙 / 报纸  ―  kàn bàozhǐ  ―  to read the newspaper
    3. to visit; to call on
    4. to think; to feel (that)
    5. to consider; to regard as; to treat like
    6. to depend on
        ―  yào kàn  ―  it depends on...
    7. to treat (a patient or sickness)
    8. participle indicating mood of trying

    SynonymsEdit

    Dialectal synonyms of (“to look”) [map]
    Variety Location Words
    Classical Chinese
    Formal (Written Standard Chinese)
    Mandarin Beijing
    Taiwan
    Jinan
    Xi'an
    Wuhan
    Chengdu 𧢭
    Yangzhou
    Hefei
    Cantonese Guangzhou
    Hong Kong
    Taishan
    Yangjiang
    Gan Nanchang
    Hakka Meixian
    Miaoli (N. Sixian)
    Liudui (S. Sixian)
    Hsinchu (Hailu)
    Dongshi (Dabu)
    Zhuolan (Raoping)
    Yunlin (Zhao'an)
    Jin Taiyuan
    Min Bei Jian'ou
    Min Dong Fuzhou
    Min Nan Xiamen
    Quanzhou
    Zhangzhou
    Taipei
    Chaozhou
    Shantou
    Wu Shanghai
    Suzhou
    Wenzhou
    Xiang Changsha
    Shuangfeng

    CompoundsEdit

    Pronunciation 2Edit


    Note: toin2 - semantic (訓讀) (original character is ).

    • Dialectal data
    Variety Location 看 (守)
    Mandarin Beijing /kʰan⁵⁵/
    Harbin /kʰan⁴⁴/
    Tianjin /kʰan²¹/
    Jinan /kʰã²¹/
    Qingdao /kʰã²¹³/
    Zhengzhou /kʰan²⁴/
    Xi'an /kʰã²¹/
    Xining /kʰã⁴⁴/
    Yinchuan /kʰan⁴⁴/
    Lanzhou /kʰɛ̃n³¹/
    Ürümqi /kʰan⁴⁴/
    Wuhan /kʰan³⁵/
    Chengdu /kʰan¹³/
    Guiyang /kʰan²¹³/
    Kunming /kʰã̠²¹²/
    Nanjing /kʰaŋ³¹/
    Hefei /kʰæ̃²¹/
    Jin Taiyuan /kʰæ̃¹¹/
    Pingyao /kʰɑŋ¹³/
    Hohhot /kʰæ̃⁵⁵/
    Wu Shanghai /kʰø³⁵/
    Suzhou /kʰø⁵⁵/
    Hangzhou /kʰẽ̞³³/
    Wenzhou /kʰø⁴²/
    Hui Shexian /kʰɛ³²⁴/
    Tunxi /kʰuːə¹¹/
    Xiang Changsha /kʰan³³/
    Xiangtan /kʰan⁵⁵/
    Gan Nanchang /kʰɵn⁴²/ 養雞
    Hakka Meixian /kʰon⁵³/
    Taoyuan /kʰon⁵⁵/
    Cantonese Guangzhou /hɔn⁵³/
    Nanning /hɔn⁵⁵/
    Hong Kong /hɔn⁵⁵/
    Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /kʰan⁵⁵/
    Fuzhou (Min Dong) /kʰɑŋ²¹²/
    Jian'ou (Min Bei) /kʰaŋ⁴⁴/
    Shantou (Min Nan) /tʰõi⁵³/ 訓讀
    Haikou (Min Nan) /mo²³/ 訓望

    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/2
    Initial () (29)
    Final () (61)
    Tone (調) Level (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () I
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /kʰɑn/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /kʰɑn/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /kʰɑn/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /kʰan/
    Li
    Rong
    /kʰɑn/
    Wang
    Li
    /kʰɑn/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /kʰɑn/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    kān
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/2
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    kān
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ khan ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*kʰˁa[r]/
    English to watch, guard

    Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter–Sagart system:

    * Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
    * Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
    * Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
    * Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

    * Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
    Zhengzhang system (2003)
    Character
    Reading # 1/2
    No. 7354
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    1
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*kʰaːn/

    DefinitionsEdit

    1. to look after; to take care of; to tend; to keep an eye on

    CompoundsEdit


    JapaneseEdit

    KanjiEdit

    (grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

    1. watch over
    2. see

    ReadingsEdit

    CompoundsEdit


    KoreanEdit

    HanjaEdit

    (gan)

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    VietnameseEdit

    Han characterEdit

    (khan, khán, khản)

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    ReferencesEdit