clever clever
simp. and trad.




  1. clever; bright; smart
  2. (dialectal Cantonese, Hakka, dialectal Gan, Min Bei, Min Zhong, Hunan Tuhua) clean


Dialectal synonyms of 聰明 (“clever; intelligent; smart; bright”) [map]
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聰慧
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
Dialectal synonyms of 乾淨 (“clean; not dirty”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 清潔潔淨
Mandarin Beijing 乾淨
Taiwan 乾淨
Jinan 乾淨
Xi'an 乾淨
Wuhan 乾淨伶新
Chengdu 乾淨
Yangzhou 乾淨清爽
Hefei 乾淨清亮
Cantonese Guangzhou 乾淨
Hong Kong 乾淨
Taishan 乾淨虔誠
Yangjiang 伶俐
Gan Nanchang 乾淨
Hakka Meixian 伶俐
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 淨俐伶俐
Liudui (S. Sixian) 淨俐伶俐
Hsinchu (Hailu) 淨俐伶俐
Dongshi (Dabu) 淨俐伶俐
Zhuolan (Raoping) 淨俐伶俐
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 淨俐伶俐
Jin Taiyuan 乾淨
Min Bei Jian'ou 伶俐
Min Dong Fuzhou 澈潔
Matsu 澈潔清氣
Min Nan Xiamen 清氣
Quanzhou 清氣
Zhangzhou 清氣
Taipei 清氣
Penang 清氣
Chaozhou 清氣
Wu Suzhou 清爽乾淨
Wenzhou 了滯清水光生
Xiang Changsha 乾淨
Shuangfeng 乾淨料俏

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