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

Citations[edit]

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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 word

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"