Open main menu
See also: and
U+53FB, 叻
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-53FB

[U+53FA]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+53FC]

Contents

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 30, +2, 5 strokes, cangjie input 口大尸 (RKS) or X口大尸 (XRKS), four-corner 64027, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 174, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3269
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 575, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+53FB

ChineseEdit

Glyph originEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (mouth; colloquial) + phonetic  (OC *rɯɡ).

Etymology 1Edit

simp. and trad.
variant forms
 

rare
rare
rare
𥌮 rare
𢤩 rare

Uncertain. Various theories exist:

  • From (MC lək̚, “having the talent and power of ten people”).
  • From (MC dek̚, “good”).
  • From (MC lˠʌk̚), as in 犖犖 (MC lˠʌk̚ lˠʌk̚, “clear; evident”), 卓犖 (MC ʈˠʌk̚ lˠʌk̚, “outstanding; extraordinary”).
  • From 𥌮 (MC lek̚), as in 𥌮𥉶 (MC lek̚ luk̚, “to see clearly”).

PronunciationEdit


DefinitionsEdit

  1. (Cantonese, Hakka, Teochew) smart; clever; capable; good (at something)
    [Cantonese]  ―  Keoi5 hou2 lek1 gaa3. [Jyutping]  ―  He/she is really smart.
    唱歌 [Cantonese, trad. and simp.]
    Keoi5 coeng3 go1 hou2 lek1 gaa3. [Jyutping]
    He/she is good at singing.
  2. (Teochew) good
SynonymsEdit
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,
Hsinchu (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, 骨鳥 derogatory
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

CompoundsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


DefinitionsEdit

  1. Short for 石叻 (Shílè, “Singapore”).

CompoundsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


DefinitionsEdit

  1. Used in transcription.

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

ReadingsEdit

  • On (unclassified): ろく (roku), りょく (ryoku)

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(sựt)

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.