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参观 cān guān: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

参观 (cān guān) English Meaning

  • to look around
  • to inspect
  • visit and observe

Traditional Character:  參觀

参 forms words in:

HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

观 forms words in:

HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

Sample Sentences

  • 她带我参观了校园。
    Tā dài wǒ cānguānle xiàoyuán.
    She showed me around the campus.
  • 你参观伦敦塔了吗?
    Nǐ cānguān lúndūn tǎle ma?
    Did you visit the Tower of London?
  • 他喜欢参观名胜古迹。
    Tā xǐhuān cānguān míngshèng gǔjī.
    He likes to visit places of interest.
  • 她的梦想是参观巴黎。
    Tā de mèngxiǎng shì cānguān bālí.
    Her dream is to visit Paris.
  • 我们随着导游参观了城堡。
    Wǒmen suízhe dǎoyóu cānguānle chéngbǎo.
    We went on a guided tour round the castle.
  • 让我们明天参观一些寺庙。
    Ràng wǒmen míngtiān cānguān yīxiē sìmiào.
    Let’s visit some temples tomorrow.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 3 can

参 (cān): to take part in; to participate; to join; to attend; to counsel; unequal; varied; irregular; uneven; not uniform; abbr. for 參議院|参议院 (Cānyìyuàn) Senate, Upper House

  • 厶 (sī): secret
  • 大 (dà): big
  • 彡 (shān): beard / brush
HSK 4 guan 1

观 (guān): to look at; to watch; to observe; to behold; to advise; concept; point of view; outlook

  • ヌ (yòu): still / hand
  • 见 (jiàn): to see

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 参

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 参考(cān kǎo): reference; to consult; to refer; consultation
  • 参与(cān yù): to participate (in something)

HSK 6 Word List

  • 参谋(cān móu): staff officer; to give advice
  • 参照(cān zhào): to consult a reference; to refer to (another document)

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 观

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 悲观 (bēi guān): pessimistic
  • 观察 (guān chá): to observe; to watch; to survey; to examine; observation; view; perspective; CL: 個|个(gè)
  • 观点 (guān diǎn): point of view; viewpoint; standpoint; CL: 個|个(gè)
  • 观念 (guān niàn): thought; notion; concept; sense; views; ideology; general impressions
  • 客观 (kè guān): objective; impartial
  • 乐观 (lè guān): optimistic; hopeful
  • 主观 (zhǔ guān): subjective

HSK 6 Word List

  • 观光 (guān guāng): to tour; sightseeing; tourism
  • 宏观 (hóng guān): macro-; macroscopic; holistic
  • 可观 (kě guān): considerable
  • 美观 (měi guān): pleasing to the eye; beautiful; artistic
  • 微观 (wēi guān): micro-; sub-atomic
  • 壮观 (zhuàng guān): spectacular; magnificent sight

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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