Definition of 看

  • watch over
  • see


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • カン

Popular Words With This Kanji

看る, みる

to look after (often medically), to take care of

看護婦, かんごふ

(female) nurse

看板, かんばん

signboard, sign, billboard, hoarding, doorplate, draw, attraction, feature, highlight, spokesman, figurehead, reputation (of a shop), appearance, look, closing time

看護, かんご

nursing, (army) nurse

見なす, 看做す, 見做す, みなす

to consider as, to regard (as equivalent), to deem (as), to equate

看病, かんびょう

nursing (a patient)

看取る, みとる

to care for the sick

看過, かんか

connivance, shutting one's eyes to

准看護婦, じゅんかんごふ

practical nurse

見破る, 看破る, みやぶる

to see through another's thoughts, to have a sharp eye, to penetrate, to fathom

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