Last modified on 16 March 2015, at 03:11

聰明

ChineseEdit

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

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

聰明

  1. clever, intelligent; smart

CitationsEdit


JapaneseEdit

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

Etymology 1Edit

Adjectival nounEdit

聰明 (-na inflection, hiragana そうめい, romaji sōmei)

  1. wise
InflectionEdit

NounEdit

聰明 (hiragana そうめい, romaji sōmei)

  1. intelligence

Proper nounEdit

聰明 (hiragana そうめい, romaji Sōmei)

  1. A male given name

Etymology 2Edit

Proper nounEdit

聰明 (hiragana としあき, romaji Toshiaki)

  1. A male given name

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this word

NounEdit

聰明 (chongmyeong) (hangeul 총명)

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

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this word

AdjectiveEdit

聰明

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