The Chinese word 看 means “to look” or “to watch”. It is a versatile verb that can be used in a variety of contexts. For example, you might use 看 to describe watching a movie or reading a book, or to talk about looking at a beautiful view. It can also be used in more abstract contexts, such as “to consider” or “to think about”.
Verb: to see, to watch, to look at
Verb: to look after, to guard
|nǐ kàn guò zhè ge diàn yǐng ma?
|Have you seen this movie before?
|wǒ xǐ huān kàn shū
|I like to read books
|tā kàn jiàn le nǐ de xìn
|He saw your letter
|tā kàn qǐ lái hěn lèi
|She looks very tired
|wǒ men qù kàn diàn yǐng ba!
|Let’s go watch a movie!
|tā xǐ huān kàn zú qiú bǐ sài
|He likes to watch soccer matches
|nǐ néng kàn dǒng zhè ge hàn zì ma?
|Can you understand this Chinese character?
|tā zài kàn diàn shì
|She’s watching TV