機靈

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See also: 机灵

Chinese[edit]

machine; opportunity; secret
 
alert; departed soul; efficacious
alert; departed soul; efficacious; quick; effective; intelligence
trad. (機靈)
simp. (机灵)
alternative forms 機伶机伶
anagram 靈機灵机

Etymology[edit]

Probably a compound from (OC *ʔsleŋ, *ʔsleŋs, “clever”). (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

機靈

  1. quick on one's feet; quick-witted; sharp; smart

Synonyms[edit]

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