燦爛

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See also: 灿烂

Chinese[edit]

 
glorious; bright; brilliant; lustrous; resplendent
overcooked; rotten; soft
trad. (燦爛)
simp. (灿烂)
alt. forms 粲爛粲烂

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (14) (37)
Final () (61) (61)
Tone (調) Departing (H) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () I I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡sʰɑnH/ /lɑnH/
Pan
Wuyun
/t͡sʰɑnH/ /lɑnH/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡sʰɑnH/ /lɑnH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/t͡sʰanH/ /lanH/
Li
Rong
/t͡sʰɑnH/ /lɑnH/
Wang
Li
/t͡sʰɑnH/ /lɑnH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡sʰɑnH/ /lɑnH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
càn làn

Adjective[edit]

燦爛

  1. resplendent; bright; glittering
  2. gorgeous; magnificent; splendid; outstanding; distinguished
    燦爛文化 / 灿烂文化  ―  cànlàn wénhuà  ―  magnificent culture

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Jinmeiyō Hyōgaiji
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

燦爛 (-tari inflection, hiragana さんらん, rōmaji sanran)

  1. (archaic) bright, brilliant, resplendent

Synonyms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

燦爛 (hiragana さんらん, rōmaji sanran)

  1. brightly, brilliantly, resplendently

Usage notes[edit]

  • Takes the (to) particle.