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みる, 見る, 観る, 視る
Ichidan verb, Transitive
1. to see, to look, to watch, to view, to observe
2. to examine, to look over, to assess, to check, to judge
See 看る
3. to look after, to attend to, to take care of, to keep an eye on
4. to experience, to meet with (misfortune, success, etc.)
Auxiliary verb, Usually in kana, after the -te form of a verb
5. to try ..., to have a go at ..., to give ... a try
試みる, 心見る, こころみる
Ichidan verb, Transitive
to try, to attempt, to have a go (at something)
見る, 夢みる, ゆめみる
Ichidan verb, Transitive
to dream (of)
ちらっと見る, チラッと見る, ちらっとみる, チラッとみる
Expression, Ichidan verb, See ちらっと
to glance at, to glimpse
じろじろ見る, ジロジロ見る, じろじろみる, ジロジロみる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to stare at, to look hard at, to look up and down, to scrutinize, to scrutinise
垣間見る, かいま見る, かいまみる
Ichidan verb, Transitive
to take a peep at, to catch a glimpse of
見るべき, 見る可き, みるべき
Pre-noun adjectival (rentaishi)
worth seeing, must-see, noticeable, noteworthy
みるみる, 見る見る
Adverb, Usually in kana
very fast, in a twinkle, before one's eyes
見る, みるめ
1. public opinion, public eye, (in) the eyes of others
2. discerning eye, an eye (for sth)
3. perspective, way of looking at things, point of view
甘く見る, あまくみる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to not take seriously, to take lightly
偏り見る, かたよりみる
Ichidan verb
to show partiality
夢を見る, ゆめをみる
Expression, Ichidan verb
1. to dream (i.e. while asleep), to have a dream
2. to dream (of the future)
3. to have a fleeting experience
易を見る, えきをみる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to divine
相を見る, そうをみる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to read (a person's) physiognomy
見る度に, みるたびに
whenever (each time) one sees (it)
一目見る, ひとめみる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to give a glance (at), to take one look at
見る間に, みるまに
quickly, suddenly (while one is watching), before one's eyes
目を見る, めをみる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to experience
思い見る, 惟る, 惟みる, おもいみる, おもんみる
Ichidan verb
to reflect carefully
下に見る, したにみる
Expression, Ichidan verb, See 見下す
to look down on, to condescend
打ち見る, 打見る, うちみる
Ichidan verb
to glance at, to look at
望み見る, のぞみみる
Ichidan verb, Transitive
to gaze into the distance
見るから, みるから
Adverb, usu. as 見るからに
at a glance, obviously
味を見る, 味をみる, あじをみる
Ichidan verb, Expression
to have a taste (of something), to sample, to try
覗き見る, のぞき見る, 覗きみる, のぞきみる
Ichidan verb, Transitive, See 覗き見・のぞきみ
to peek, to peep
仰ぎ見る, 仰見る, あおぎ見る, あおぎみる
Ichidan verb, Transitive
to look upwards, to look up
じっと見る, じっとみる
Expression, Ichidan verb, See 凝乎と・2
to watch steadily, to stare
子細に見る, しさいにみる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to look closely
大目に見る, おおめにみる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to overlook (a mistake, fault, etc.), to tolerate, to let pass, to give someone a break, to let someone off lightly, to be lenient, to be forgiving
馬鹿を見る, バカを見る, ばかを見る, ばかをみる, バカをみる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to feel like an idiot, to make a fool of yourself
書類を見る, しょるいをみる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to examine papers
事務を見る, じむをみる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to attend to business
足元を見る, 足下を見る, 足もとを見る, あしもとをみる
Expression, Ichidan verb, Idiomatic expression, from palanquin bearers gauging how weary a traveler's feet are, and raising the price accordingly
to take advantage (e.g. of a weak situation), to size up (e.g. customer when setting a high price)
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