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short and small shrewd and valiant; able and efficient; pithy and poignant
simp. and trad.
(短小精悍)
短小 精悍

PronunciationEdit


IdiomEdit

短小精悍

  1. not imposing but strong and capable (of a man)
  2. short and pithy; terse and forceful (of a piece of writing)

SynonymsEdit

  • (not imposing but strong and capable): (Min Nan) 武腯, 武身