矍鑠

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See also: 矍铄

Chinese[edit]

(surname); glance fearfully bright; melt; fuse (metal)
trad. (矍鑠)
simp. (矍铄)

Etymology[edit]

  • jué ("a bird's gaze") + shuò ("bright"), i.e., an elderly person with shining eyes

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

矍鑠

  1. (literary) old but full of energy; sprightly
    父親看起來精神矍鑠老人 [MSC, trad.]
    父亲看起来精神矍铄老人 [MSC, simp.]
    Tā de fùqīn kànqǐlái shì yī wèi jīngshén juéshuò de lǎorén. [Pinyin]
    His father seems quite sprightly.