"看" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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Mandarin kān; kàn
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Pinyin kan1; kan4
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Sijiao 2060.4
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CNS 11643 1-5260
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Unicode U+770B
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Results for 看
 kān to look after / to take care of / to watch / to guard
 kàn to see / to look at / to read / to watch / to visit / to call on / to consider / to regard as / to look after / to treat (an illness) / to depend on / to feel (that) / (after verb) to give it a try / Watch out! (for a danger)
Results beginning with 看
 kàn dào see (that) / note
 kàn kan to take a look at / to examine / to survey / (coll.) pretty soon
 kàn lai apparently / it seems that
 kàn jiàn to see / to catch sight of
 kàn chū to make out / to see
 kàn fǎ way of looking at a thing / view / opinion / CL:個|个[ge4]
 kàn hǎo optimistic (about the outcome) / bullish / to think highly of / to support
 kàn shū to read / to study
 kàn sì to look as if / to seem
 kàn dài to look upon / to regard
 kàn qīng to see clearly
 kàn zuò to look upon as / to regard as
 kàn zhòng to have a preference for / to fancy / to choose after consideration / to settle on
 kàn wàng to visit / to pay a call to
 kàn zhòng to regard as important / to care about
 kàn chéng to regard as
 kàn shàng to look upon / to take a fancy to / to fall for
 kàn bìng to visit a doctor / to see a patient
 kān shǒu to guard / to watch over
 kàn bǎn billboard
 kàn tòu to understand thoroughly / to see beyond the facade / to see through (sb)
 kàn tái terrace / spectator's grandstand / viewing platform
 kàn cuò to misinterpret what one sees or reads / to misjudge (sb) / to mistake (sb for sb else) / to misread (a document)
 kàn zhǔn to observe and make sure / to check
 kàn dǒng to understand what one is reading or watching
穿 kàn chuān see through (a person, scheme, trick etc)
 kàn qiú to watch a football game (or other ball game) / Fore! (golf) / Watch out for the ball!
 kān hù to nurse / to look after / to watch over / (old) hospital nurse
 kàn zhǎng bull market (prices appear to be rising)
 kān guǎn to look after
 kān jiā to look after the house / (of skill, ability) special / outstanding
 kàn xì to watch a play / to watch passively (i.e. from the sidelines, from the crowd)
 kàn tou qualities that make sth worth seeing (or reading)
 kàn pò to see through / disillusioned with / to reject (the world of mortals)
 kàn kè audience / spectators / onlookers
 kàn qí to follow sb's example / to emulate / (of troops etc) to dress (come into alignment for parade formation)
 kàn zuò to regard as / to look upon as
 kàn guān dear reader / dear listener
 kàn qīng to belittle / to scorn / to take sth lightly
 kàn kāi to come to accept an unpleasant fact / to get over sth / to cheer up
 kàn xiàng to tell fortune by reading the subject's facial features
 kàn gù to watch over
 kàn biǎn to have a low opinion of
 kān yā to detain / to take into custody / to imprison temporarily
 kàn biǎn to expect (a currency etc) to depreciate
 kàn dāi to gape at / to stare blankly / to stare in rapture / to stare in awe
 kàn guān dear reader / dear listener
 kàn guàn to be used to the sight of
 kàn zài (in the expression 看在 / ... 的份上|看在 / ... 的分上) for the sake of ... / considering ...
 kàn qǐ lái seemingly / apparently / looks as if / appear to be / gives the impression that / seems on the face of it to be
 kàn shang qu it would appear / it seems (that)
 kàn bu jiàn unseen / to be invisible
 kàn bu chū can't see / can't make out / unable to tell
 kàn yī kàn to have a look
 kàn yàng zi it seems / it looks as if
 kàn bu dǒng unable to make sense of what one is looking at
 kàn bu qǐ to look down upon / to despise
 kàn bu qīng not able to see clearly
 kàn dé jiàn can see / visible
 kàn rè nao to enjoy watching a bustling scene / to go where the crowds are
 kàn bu guàn cannot bear to see / to hate / to dislike / to disapprove
 kān shǒu suǒ detention center
 kàn de qǐ to show respect for / to think highly of
 kān mén rén janitor / watchman
 kān huā yǎn to be dazzled / to not believe one's own eyes
  map reading
  care provider
 kàn bu guò cannot stand by idly and watch / unable to put up with it any longer / see 看不過去|看不过去[kan4 bu5 guo4 qu5]
 kàn bu zhōng not impressed by
 kàn de guò presentable / passable
 kàn de zhòng to take a liking for / to fancy
 kàn niǎo rén a bird-watcher
 kàn qǐ lai seemingly / apparently / looks as if / appear to be / gives the impression that / seems on the face of it to be
 kàn qíng kuàng depending on the situation
 kàn shǒu zhě watchman
 kān shǒu zhě watchman
 kàn zhe bàn to do as one sees fit / to play it by ear (according to the circumstances)
 kàn zǒu yǎn to make an error of judgment / to be taken in
 kān cài chī fàn to eat depending on the dish (idiom) / fig. to act according to actual circumstances / to live within one's means
 kān pò hóng chén to see through the world of mortals (idiom, of Buddhist monk) / disillusioned with human society / to reject the world for a monastic life
 kàn rén xíng shì to treat people according to their rank and one's relationship with them (idiom)
  caretaker government / interim government
 kàn bu guò qu cannot stand by idly and watch / unable to put up with it any longer
 kàn bù shùn yǎn unpleasant to the eye / objectionable
 kān bù xí guàn unfamiliar
 kàn bù xí guàn unfamiliar
 kàn de guò r erhua variant of 看得過|看得过[kan4 de5 guo4]
 kàn zài yǎn li to observe / to take it all in
 kàn zhe bù guǎn to stand by and pay no heed / to ignore
 kàn zhǔn jī huì to watch for an opportunity / to see one's chance to
 kàn rén xià cài dié r (dialect) to treat sb according to their social status, relationship with them etc (idiom) / not to treat everyone equally favorably
 kān cài chī fàn , liáng tǐ cái yī eat depending on the dish, cut cloth according to the body (idiom) / to fit the appetite to the dishes and the dress to the figure / to act according to actual circumstances / to live within one's means
 chá kàn to look over / to examine / to check up / to ferret out
 guān kàn to watch / to view
 lái kàn to come and see / to see a topic from a certain point of view
 hǎo kàn good-looking / nice-looking / good (of a movie, book, TV show etc) / embarrassed / humiliated
 yào kàn it depends on...
 yǎn kàn soon / in a moment / to look on as sth happens
 qǐng kàn please see ... / vide
 shōu kàn to watch (a TV program)
 nán kàn ugly / unsightly
 chá kàn to watch / to look carefully at
 tōu kàn to peep / to peek / to steal a glance
 xiǎo kàn to look down on / to underestimate
 xì kàn to peer / to scan / to examine carefully
 kě kàn worth seeing
 zhōng kàn pleasant to the eye / Taiwan pr. [zhong4 kan4]
 fān kàn to browse / to look over (books)
 cān kàn see also / please refer to / compare (cf.) / to consult for reference
 zhào kàn to look after / to attend to / to have in care
 zhà kàn at first glance
 nài kàn able to withstand careful appreciation / well worth a second look
 xiāng kàn to look at one another / to take a good look at / to look upon
 tàn kàn to visit / to go to see what's going on
 gāo kàn to attach importance to sth / to value
 jiān kàn to monitor / to keep an eye on
 miǎo kàn to take in at a glance
 qīng kàn to look down upon
 shòu kàn good-looking
 tà kàn to investigate on the spot
 wù kàn a mistake / an oversight / an error of judgment
 shì shì kàn to give it a try
 bù hǎo kàn unattractive / sore sight
 hěn hǎo kàn very
 yī wǒ kàn in my opinion
 jù wǒ kàn in my view / in my opinion / from what I can see
 lián lián kàn pattern matching (puzzle game) / matching (type of test question in which presented items are to be paired up)
 měng yī kàn at first glance / first impression
 xiǎng xiǎng kàn to think about it
 xié yǎn kàn from the side of the eye / askance
 zài wǒ kàn in my opinion / in my view
 zhù yì kàn watch carefully
 guā mù xiāng kàn to have a whole new level of respect for sb or sth / to sit up and take notice (of sb's improved performance etc)
 lìng yǎn xiāng kàn to treat sb favorably / to view in a new light
 wù lǐ kàn huā lit. to look at flowers in the fog (idiom) / fig. blurred vision
 zǒu mǎ kàn huā lit. flower viewing from horseback (idiom) / fig. superficial understanding from cursory observation / to make a quick judgment based on inadequate information
  intensive care
 huó dòng kàn bǎn calendar of events
 xià miàn qǐng kàn please see below
 yī wǒ lái kàn as I see it / in my opinion
穿 yī yǎn kàn chuān to see through something at first glance (idiom)
 zhèng xiàng qián kàn look-ahead assertion
  force overwatch
 cóng wài biǎo lái kàn looking from the outside / seen from the outside
 nǐ kàn zhe bàn ba You figure it out for yourself. / Do as you please.
 shā jī gěi hóu kàn lit. to kill a chicken in front of a monkey / fig. to make an example of sb (by punishment) to frighten others
 yī qiè xiàng qián kàn to put money above everything else
 zhòng kàn bù zhòng yòng impressive-looking but useless
  image map viewer system
 gěi nǐ diǎn yán sè kàn kan (I'll) teach you a lesson / put you in your place
 chī zhe wǎn lǐ , kàn zhe guō lǐ lit. eyeing what's in the pot as one eats from one's bowl (idiom) / not content with what one already has / (of men, typically) to have the wandering eye
"用"项  Local Perspectives in Development Project
 nèi háng kàn mén dao , wài háng kàn rè nao while the connoisseur recognizes the artistry, the layman simply enjoys the show
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