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to bleach; elegant; polished; to float; to drift
light; bright
simp. and trad.
(漂亮)

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

漂亮

  1. pretty; beautiful; handsome
    地方漂亮 / 地方漂亮  ―  Zhè ge dìfāng zhēn piàoliang!  ―  What a beautiful place!
    漂亮姑娘 [MSC, trad.]
    漂亮姑娘 [MSC, simp.]
    Tā shì ge piàoliang de gūniáng. [Pinyin]
    She's a good-looking girl.
    漂亮迷人  ―  Tā hěn piàoliang mírén ba?  ―  She's pretty foxy, isn't she?
    漂亮 / 漂亮  ―  Tā zhǎng de hěn piàoliang.  ―  She is very beautiful. (lit.: "she grew up very beautiful")
  2. brilliant; splendid
    目的達到漂亮 [MSC, trad.]
    目的达到漂亮 [MSC, simp.]
    Nǐ de mùdì dádào le, gàn de zhēn piàoliang! [Pinyin]
    You're reached your goal, and done so well!
    父母的確漂亮 [MSC, trad.]
    父母的确漂亮 [MSC, simp.]
    Zài zhè jiàn shì shang, nǐ fùmǔ dí​què gàn de piàoliang. [Pinyin]
    Your parents certainly did a good job of it.

SynonymsEdit

  • (pretty):
Dialectal synonyms of 漂亮 (“good-looking; beautiful”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 漂亮
Mandarin Beijing 好看, 漂亮,
Taiwan 好看, 漂亮,
Tianjin , 漂亮, 好看
Jinan 好看, 漂亮,
Xi'an 好看, 排場, 心疼
Wuhan 好看, 漂亮,
Yangzhou 好看, 標緻
Hefei 好看, 漂亮, 排場
Cantonese Guangzhou 好睇,
Hong Kong 好睇,
Yangjiang 好看, 好樣, , 整齊
Gan Nanchang 客氣, 好看
Hakka Meixian 好看, , ,
Jin Taiyuan 好看, 惜人, 客戲
Min Bei Jian'ou 好覷, 雅式, 生得好
Min Dong Fuzhou , 生得好, 卓佳
Min Nan Xiamen , 好看, 緣投
Quanzhou , 好看, 緣投,
Philippines (Manila) , 好看, 緣投,
Chaozhou , 好睇
Shantou
Haifeng
Wu Shanghai 漂亮, 好看
Suzhou 好看, 標緻, 漂亮
Wenzhou 好眙, 生好, 骨切
Xiang Changsha 好看, 漂亮
Shuangfeng 好看, 漂亮

Derived termsEdit

InterjectionEdit

漂亮

  1. nice!