聰明

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Grade: 2

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjectival noun[edit]

聰明 (-na inflection, hiragana そうめい, romaji sōmei)

  1. wise
Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

聰明 (hiragana そうめい, romaji sōmei)

  1. intelligence

Proper noun[edit]

聰明 (hiragana そうめい, romaji Sōmei)

  1. A male given name

Etymology 2[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

聰明 (hiragana としあき, romaji Toshiaki)

  1. A male given name

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 聪明
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin cōngmíng  →  cōngming (toneless final syllable variant)
Zhuyin ㄘㄨㄥ ㄇㄧㄥˊ  →  ㄘㄨㄥ ㄇㄧㄥ˙ (toneless final syllable variant)
IPA (key) /t͡sʰʊŋ⁵⁵ miŋ³⁵/  →  /t͡sʰʊŋ⁵⁵ miŋ²/

Adjective[edit]

聰明 (traditional, Pinyin cōngmíng or cōngming, simplified 聪明)

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) intelligent; smart