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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; bright
    聰明 / 聪明  ―  Tā shēng de hěn cōngmíng.  ―  He is very smart.

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
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

AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit


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, rōmaji sōmei)

  1. wise
InflectionEdit

NounEdit

聰明 (hiragana そうめい, rōmaji sōmei)

  1. intelligence

Proper nounEdit

聰明 (hiragana そうめい, rōmaji Sōmei)

  1. A male given name

Etymology 2Edit

Proper nounEdit

聰明 (hiragana としあき, rōmaji Toshiaki)

  1. A male given name

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

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).