观 (觀) guān

  1. guān verb to look at; to watch; to observe
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    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 2015 '觀' guān 1, p. 143; Unihan '觀'; XHZD '觀' guān 1)
  2. guàn noun Taoist monastery; monastery
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Religion
    Notes: (FE '觀' guàn; Guoyu '觀' guàn n 3; Kroll 2015 '觀' guàn 2, p. 143; 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 2015 '觀' guān 3, p. 143)
  4. guān proper noun Guan
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names , 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 2015 '觀' guān 1b, p. 143; 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 2015 '觀' guān 4, p. 143; XHZD '觀' guān 3)
  8. 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)
  9. guàn noun an announcement
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: An announcement placed outside the palace doors (Guoyu '觀' guàn n 1, p. 143)
  10. guàn noun a high tower; a watchtower
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '觀' guàn n 2; Kroll 2015 '觀' guàn 1, p. 143)
  11. guān proper noun Surview
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: The name of a hexagram (Kroll 2015 '觀' guān 5, p. 143)
  12. guān verb Observe
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教 , Subdomain: Fo Guang Shan
    Notes: (Glossary of Humanistic Buddhism)
  13. guàn noun insight; vipasyana; vipassana
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: vipaśyanā, Pali: vipassanā, Japanese: kan, Tibetan: lhag mthong; insight into the true nature of reality (BCSD '觀', p. 1064; BL 'vipassanā', p. 979; FGDB '觀'; Kroll 2015 '觀' guàn 3, p. 143; Powers 2007, p. 86; SH '觀', p. 489)
  14. guān noun mindfulness; contemplation; smrti
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: smṛti; as in the Five Contemplations 五停心觀; see 念 (FGDB '五停心觀')
  15. guān noun recollection; anusmrti
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: anusmṛti; see 念 (BCSD '觀', p. 1064)
  16. guān noun viewing; avaloka
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: avaloka (BCSD '觀', p. 1064; MW 'avaloka')

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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: 412 , has parallel version
  • 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 , has parallel version
  • Scroll 5 Zhi Guan Fu Xing Chuan Hong Jue 止觀輔行傳弘決 — count: 345
  • Scroll 2 Siming's Letters on Ten Issues (Siming Shi Yi Shu) 四明十義書 — count: 319
  • Scroll 2 Zhi Guan Fu Xing Chuan Hong Jue 止觀輔行傳弘決 — count: 317
  • Scroll 1 Guan Wu Liang Shou Jing Yi Shu 觀無量壽經義疏 — count: 287
  • Scroll 3 Zhi Guan Fu Xing Chuan Hong Jue 止觀輔行傳弘決 — count: 259
  • Scroll 3 The Great Calming and Contemplation (Mohe Zhi Guan) 摩訶止觀 — count: 248 , has English translation
  • Scroll 10 Da Ban Niepan Jing Yi Ji 大般涅槃經義記 — count: 228

Collocations

  • 身观 (身觀) 於是比丘內身身觀 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 2 — count: 29
  • 园观 (園觀) 太子即乘寶車詣彼園觀 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 1 — count: 16
  • 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
  • 观第二禅 (觀第二禪) 無觀第二禪樂 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 21 — count: 6
  • 观色 (觀色) 色觀色 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 8 — 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