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Love is like a fruit. It may look good, but you shouldn't bite in it until it's ripe.
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Translingual

Stroke order
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Han character

(radical 109 +4, 9 strokes, cangjie input 竹手月山 (HQBU), four-corner 20604)

  1. look, see
  2. examine, scrutinize

References

  • KangXi: page 803, character 7
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 23196
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1219, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2474, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+770B

Cantonese

Hanzi

(Yale hon1, hon3)


Japanese

Kanji

(grade 6 kanji)

Readings

Compounds


Korean

Hanja

(hangeul 간, revised gan, McCune-Reischauer kan, Yale kan)


Mandarin

Pronunciation

Hanzi

(pinyin kān (kan1), kàn (kan4), Wade-Giles k'an1, k'an4)

Verb

kān first tone

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

kàn fourth tone

  1. watch, readsee, look at


Compounds


Vietnamese

Han character

(khán)

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