见 - Dong Chinese dictionary

jiànxiàn

see

Simplified form of . Pictograph of a person () using their eye () to see ().

Components
目 iconic,simplified component

  Iconic Simplified component

  

eye

Depicts an eye.

儿 iconic component

  Iconic component

rénérr

  

child

Depicts a person.

Evolution

见 Oracle script (~1250-1000 BC)

Oracle script

(~1250-1000 BC)
见 Bronze script Early Western Zhou (~1000 BC)

Bronze script

Early Western Zhou (~1000 BC)
见 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
见 Clerical script Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)

Clerical script

Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)
见 Traditional script Modern

Traditional script

Modern
见 Simplified script Modern

Simplified script

Modern
Definitions

() 

jiàn

see, observe, behold; perceive; to see; to meet; to appear (to be sth); to interview

() 

xiàn

to appear; also written |[xiàn]

Most common words with 见
Freq.
Word
Meaning

to see

看见

to see

意见

idea

再见

goodbye

见到

to see

Component uses

Meaning component in 17 characters

Sound component in 8 characters