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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; Unihan '觀'; XHZD '觀' guān 1)
  2. guàn noun Taoist monastery / monastery
    Domain: Religion 宗教
    Notes: (FE '觀' guàn; Guoyu '觀' guàn n 3; XHZD '觀' guàn)
  3. guān verb to display / to show
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 显示 (FE '觀' guān 3; Guoyu '觀' guān v 3)
  4. guān proper noun Guan
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '觀' guān n 3)
  5. guān noun appearance / looks
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Unihan '觀')
  6. guān noun a sight / a view
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 景象 (FE '觀' guān 2; Guoyu '觀' guān n 1; XHZD '觀' guān 2)
  7. guān noun a concept / a viewpoint
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 看法 (FE '觀' guān 4; Guoyu '觀' guān n 2; 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. guān 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')
  10. guān verb to appreciate / to enjoy / to admire
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 欣赏 (Guoyu '觀' guān v 2)
  11. guàn noun an announcement
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: An announcement placed outside the palace doors (Guoyu '觀' guàn n 1)
  12. guàn noun a high tower
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Guoyu '觀' guàn n 2)

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 《大般若波羅蜜多經》 Scroll 72 413

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
观四方 觀四方 遍觀四方 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 1 3
观太子 觀太子 令觀太子 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 1 2
观胎 觀胎 母自觀胎 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 1 2

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
毘婆尸 Scroll 1 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 27
二者不淨 Scroll 2 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 19
Scroll 3 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 7
Scroll 4 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 15
Scroll 5 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 7
Scroll 1 in Vipaśyin Buddha Sūtra 《毘婆尸佛經》 5
城中十萬 Scroll 1 in Nirvāṇa Sūtra 《佛般泥洹經》 1
眾人 Scroll 2 in Nirvāṇa Sūtra 《佛般泥洹經》 6
Scroll 1 in Nirvāṇa Sūtra 《般泥洹經》 20
天地 Scroll 2 in Nirvāṇa Sūtra 《般泥洹經》 3
得度 Scroll 1 in Mahāparinibbānasutta 《大般涅槃經》 12
Scroll 3 in Mahāparinibbānasutta 《大般涅槃經》 4
汝等 Scroll 1 in Da Jiangu Poluomen Jing 《大堅固婆羅門緣起經》 1
Scroll 2 in Da Jiangu Poluomen Jing 《大堅固婆羅門緣起經》 3
Scroll 1 in Ren Xian Jing 《人仙經》 1
具足所行 Scroll 1 in Nijutuo Fanzhi Jing 《尼拘陀梵》 3
四念處 Scroll 1 in Sangītisūtra 《大集法門經》 6
所有 Scroll 2 in Sangītisūtra 《大集法門經》 53
Scroll 1 in Chang Ahan Shi Bao Fa Jing 《長阿含十報法經》 20
Scroll 2 in Chang Ahan Shi Bao Fa Jing 《長阿含十報法經》 3
如是 Scroll 1 in Ren Ben Yu Sheng Jing 《人本欲生經》 3
諸天勝行 Scroll 1 in Śakraparipṛcchā Sūtra 《帝釋所問經》 10
Scroll 1 in Śṛgālavādasūtra 《善生子經》 1
有漏不淨可惡 Scroll 1 in Xin Fo Gongde Jing 《信佛功德經》 7
天眾 Scroll 1 in Mahāsamājasūtra 《大三摩惹經》 1