观 (觀) guān guàn

  1. guān verb to look at / to watch / to observe
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Observation 观察
    Notes: In the sense of 看. For example, 走马观花 'to have a cursory look and gain a shallow understanding' [by observing flowers while riding a galloping horse] (CCI p. 36; CC-CEDICT '走馬觀花'; FE '觀' guān 1; Guoyu '觀' guān v 1; Kroll '觀' guān 1; Unihan '觀'; XHZD '觀' guān 1)
  2. guàn noun Taoist monastery / monastery
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Religion 宗教
    Notes: (FE '觀' guàn; Guoyu '觀' guàn n 3; Kroll '觀' guàn 2; XHZD '觀' guàn)
  3. guān verb to display / to show / to make visible
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 显示 (FE '觀' guān 3; Guoyu '觀' guān v 3; Kroll '觀' guān 3)
  4. guān proper noun Guan
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '觀' guān n 3)
  5. guān noun appearance / looks
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Unihan '觀')
  6. guān noun a sight / a view / a vista
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 景象 (FE '觀' guān 2; Guoyu '觀' guān n 1; Kroll '觀' guān 1b; XHZD '觀' guān 2)
  7. guān noun a concept / a viewpoint / a perspective
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 看法 (FE '觀' guān 4; Guoyu '觀' guān n 2; Kroll '觀' guān 4; XHZD '觀' guān 3)
  8. guān noun mindfulness / contemplation
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: smṛti; as in the Five Contemplations 五停心观
  9. guàn noun insight / vipaśyanā / vipassanā
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: vipaśyanā, Pāli: vipassanā; insight into the true nature of reality (BL 'vipassanā'; FGDB '觀'; Kroll '觀' guàn 3)
  10. guān verb to appreciate / to enjoy / to admire
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 欣赏 (Guoyu '觀' guān v 2)
  11. guàn noun an announcement
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: An announcement placed outside the palace doors (Guoyu '觀' guàn n 1)
  12. guàn noun a high tower / a watchtower
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '觀' guàn n 2; Kroll '觀' guàn 1)
  13. guān proper noun Surview
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: The name of a hexagram (Kroll '觀' guān 5)

Contained in

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Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

  • Scroll 72 The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 《大般若波羅蜜多經》 — count: 413
  • Scroll 1 Siming's Letters on Ten Issues (Siming Shi Yi Shu) 《四明十義書》 — count: 380
  • Scroll 367 The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 《大般若波羅蜜多經》 — count: 350
  • Scroll 5 Zhi Guan Fu Xing Chuan Hong Jue 《止觀輔行傳弘決》 — count: 348
  • Scroll 2 Zhi Guan Fu Xing Chuan Hong Jue 《止觀輔行傳弘決》 — count: 320
  • Scroll 2 Siming's Letters on Ten Issues (Siming Shi Yi Shu) 《四明十義書》 — count: 318
  • Scroll 1 Guan Wu Liang Shou Jing Yi Shu 《觀無量壽經義疏》 — count: 295
  • Scroll 3 Zhi Guan Fu Xing Chuan Hong Jue 《止觀輔行傳弘決》 — count: 260
  • Scroll 3 The Great Calming and Contemplation (Mohe Zhi Guan) 《摩訶止觀》 — count: 248
  • Scroll 1 Guan Wu Liang Shou Jing Yi Shu 《觀無量壽經義疏》 — count: 242

Collocations

  • 身观 (身觀) 於是比丘內身身觀 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 2 — count: 30
  • 园观 (園觀) 太子即乘寶車詣彼園觀 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 1 — count: 17
  • 法观 (法觀) 法觀 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 2 — count: 11
  • 智观 (智觀) 齊是為智觀 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 10 — count: 8
  • 观外 (觀外) 觀外身 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 2 — count: 7
  • 观如来 (觀如來) 又觀如來所渡河處 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 2 — count: 6
  • 观色 (觀色) 色觀色 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 8 — count: 6
  • 观第二禅 (觀第二禪) 無觀第二禪樂 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 21 — count: 6
  • 色观 (色觀) 色觀色 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 8 — count: 5
  • 意观 (意觀) 如我意觀 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 10 — count: 5