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

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

TranslingualEdit

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

Glyph originEdit

Variant of . Simplified from (𠂉 and ). Compare .

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

Han characterEdit

(radical 147, +11, 18 strokes, cangjie input 人土月山山 (OGBUU), composition ⿰⿱𠂉 or ⿰𮥶見)

Related charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

ChineseEdit

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 .)

JapaneseEdit

Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

KanjiEdit

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

  1. see, observe, view
  2. appearance

ReadingsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese (kwan, look)

SuffixEdit

(hiragana かん, rōmaji -kan)

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

CompoundsEdit