Japanese Word Entry

見る
Kana:みる
Definitions:
  1. to see, to look, to watch, to view, to observe

  2. to look over, to look on, to assess, to examine, to judge

  3. to look after, to keep an eye on, to take care of

  4. to view (e.g. flowers, movie)

  5. to try, to try out, to test

  6. to see that..., to find that...

Alternative forms: 觀る 〔観る〕、 視る 〔視る〕

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Chinese characters used in this word

see, hopes, chances, idea, opinion, look at, visible, observe, behold, perceive
Readings
Mandarin: ㄐㄧㄢˋ (jiàn), ㄒㄧㄢˋ (xiàn)
Cantonese: gin3, jin6
Japanese: ケン / み.る、 み.える、 み.せる、 まみえる
Korean: 견, 현
Vietnamese: kiến, hiện
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outlook, look, appearance, condition, view, see, observe
Readings
Mandarin: ㄍㄨㄢ (guān), ㄍㄨㄢˋ (guàn)
Cantonese: gun1, gun3
Japanese: カン / み.る、 しめ.す
Korean:
Vietnamese: quan, quán
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inspection, regard as, see, look at, inspect, observe
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕˋ (shì)
Cantonese: si6
Japanese: シ / み.る
Korean:
Vietnamese: thị
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