See also:
U+89B3, 観
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-89B3

[U+89B2]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+89B4]

Translingual

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Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

Glyph origin

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Variant of . Simplified from (𮥶). Compare .

The modern Japanese usage is of reform (shinjitai) nature.

Han character

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(Kangxi radical 147, +11, 18 strokes, cangjie input 人土月山山 (OGBUU), composition 𮥶)

Derived characters

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References

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  • Kangxi Dictionary: not present, would follow page 1137, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 34955
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1604, character 14
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 6, page 3674, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+89B3

Chinese

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For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“to observe; to watch; to view; to see; to observe closely; to scrutinise; to investigate; etc.”).
(This character is a variant form of ).

Japanese

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Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

Kanji

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(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

  1. see, observe, view
  2. appearance

Readings

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Etymology

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From Middle Chinese (kwan, look).

Noun

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(かん) (kanくわん (kwan)?

  1. look, appearance
  2. sight
  3. (Buddhism) observation meditation

Suffix

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(かん) (-kanくわん (kwan)?

  1. outlook on …; view of …

Compounds

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