• kàn

    ㄎㄢˋ

    see

    to look after, to take care of, to watch

    • shǒu

      ㄕㄡˇ

      hand

    • ㄇㄨˋ

      eye

      item, section

Stories

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My hand to my forehead as I see into the distance

Can't you see that hands were made to hold eye balls.

You cannot see with your hand over your eye. Or can you???

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kàn kan

ㄎㄢˋ ㄎㄢ˙

see

to take a look at, to examine, to survey, (coll.) pretty soon

hǎo kàn

ㄏㄠˇ ㄎㄢˋ

good + see

good-looking, nice-looking, good (of a movie, book, TV show etc), embarrassed, humiliated

chá kàn

ㄔㄚˊ ㄎㄢˋ

check + see

to look over, to examine, to check up, to ferret out