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Translingual[edit]

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Han character[edit]

(radical 147 +0, 4 strokes, cangjie input 月竹山 (BHU))

  1. see, observe, behold
  2. perceive

References[edit]


Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale gin3)


Mandarin[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (jiàn)
    (file)
  • IPA(key): [ tɕiɛn˥˩ ]
  • (archaic) IPA(key): [ ɕiɛn˥˩ ]

Adverb[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin xiàn, traditional )

  1. (archaic) now (same as )

Preposition[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin jiàn, traditional )

  1. (archaic) (to have something done) by (someone or something)

Usage notes[edit]

  • The modern vernacular equivalent to the preposition would be

Verb[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin jiàn, traditional )

  1. to see (used in formal situations, for informal see kan4).

Compounds[edit]