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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

(eye) +  (human) – an eye on a pair of legs. Originally a human figure with a large eye for a head.

見 見 見 見
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Han character[edit]

(radical 147 +0, 7 strokes, cangjie input 月山竹山 (BUHU), four-corner 60210)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1133, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 34796
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1599, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3663, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+898B

Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Preposition[edit]

  1. (archaic) (to have something done) by (someone or something)
Usage notes[edit]
  • The modern vernacular equivalent to the preposition would be

Verb[edit]

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) to see
  2. (formal) to meet, to see
  3. see; refer to; vide
  4. to appear, to seem
    • 見得 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad.]jiàndé [Pinyin] — to appear, to seem
    • [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad.]yī rì bù jiàn, rú gé sān qiū [Pinyin] — (idiom) one day apart seems like three years

Noun[edit]

  1. opinion, idea, view
    • 見解 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad.]jiànjiě [Pinyin] — opinion, view
    • 意見 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad.]yìjiàn [Pinyin] — opinion, idea
Compounds[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Adverb[edit]

  1. (archaic) now (same as )

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 1 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. to see

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gyeon, hyeon)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): ,  (McCune-Reischauer: kyŏn, hyŏn, Yale: kyen, hyen)
  • Name (hangeul): , 뵈올 (revised: bol, boeol, McCune-Reischauer: pol, poeol, Yale: pol, poy.ol)
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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(kiến, kén, hiện, lương)

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