See also: 觀賞

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
かん
Grade: 4
しょう
Grade: 5
on’yomi
Alternative spelling
觀賞 (kyūjitai)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(かん)(しょう) (kanshō (kyūjitai 観賞)

  1. appreciation
  2. admiration
  3. viewing for pleasure

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

(かん)(しょう)する (kanshō surutransitive suru (stem (かん)(しょう) (kanshō shi), past (かん)(しょう)した (kanshō shita), kyūjitai 觀賞)

  1. to watch (with enjoyment)
    (いぬ)はボールを観賞(かんしょう)する。
    Inu wa bōru o kanshō suru.
    The dog (happily) watches the ball.
  2. to appreciate
    (わたし)たちはいつも薔薇(ばら)観賞(かんしょう)しますよ。
    Watashi tachi wa itsumo bara o kanshō shimasu yo.
    We always appreciate the roses.
  3. to admire
    (かれ)(かれ)(あね)観賞(かんしょう)したよ。
    Kare wa kare no ane o kanshō shita yo.
    He admired his older sister.

ConjugationEdit