Meaning and pronunciation of 看

Simplified/traditional character

Definition

kàn

  • to look at
  • to see
  • to read
  • to watch
  • to visit
  • to call on
  • to consider
  • to regard as
  • to look after
  • to treat (an illness)
  • to depend on
  • to feel (that)
  • (after verb) to give it a try
  • Watch out! (for a danger)

HSK levels

Components

  • (shǒu): hand
  • (mù): eye

Sentences examples with 看

  • 我很少看电影。
    Wǒ hěnshǎo kàndiànyǐng.
  • 昨天我看电视了。
    Zuótiān wǒ kàn diànshìle.
  • 老师看见我在桌子上写东西。
    Lǎoshī kànjiàn wǒ zài zhuōzi shàng xiě dōngxī.
  • 我穿过房间看见一个女人。
    wǒ chuānguò fángjiān kànjiàn yīgè nǚrén.
  • 看完报纸休息。
    Kàn wán bàozhǐ xiūxí.

Words containing 看, by HSK level

HSK 1 vocabulary list

HSK 4 vocabulary list

HSK 5 vocabulary list