聰明

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Chinese[edit]

 
quick at hearing; wise; clever; sharp-witted; intelligent; acute
 
clear; bright; to understand; next; the Ming dynasty
trad. (聰明)
simp. (聪明)

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

聰明

  1. clever; intelligent; smart; bright

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 聰明 (“clever; intelligent; smart; bright”)
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese 聰明伶俐聰敏聰穎
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 聰明機靈伶俐聰敏聰穎
Mandarin Beijing 聰明
Taiwan 聰明
Jinan 聰明
Xi'an 靈醒
Wuhan 聰明
Chengdu 精靈聰明
Yangzhou 聰明
Hefei 聰明
Cantonese Guangzhou 聰明醒目
Hong Kong 聰明醒目
Yangjiang 伶俐
Gan Nanchang 精靈聰明
Hakka Meixian 聰明機靈
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 聰明
Liudui (S. Sixian) 聰明
Hsinchu (Hailu) 聰明
Dongshi (Dabu) 聰明
Zhuolan (Raoping) 聰明
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 聰明
Jin Taiyuan 機靈聰明
Min Bei Jian'ou 聰明
Min Dong Fuzhou 聰明
Min Nan Xiamen 聰明
Quanzhou 聰明
Zhangzhou 聰明
Taipei 聰明明白
Chaozhou 聰明
Wu Suzhou 聰明
Wenzhou 聰明
Xiang Changsha 靈泛聰明
Shuangfeng 聰明

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
そう
Hyōgaiji
めい
Grade: 2
on'yomi

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

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

聰明 ‎(chongmyeong) ‎(hangeul 총명)

  1. Hanja form? of 총명, “intelligence”.

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Adjective[edit]

聰明

  1. Hán tự form of thông minh, “clever, intelligent, smart