"Clever" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 cōng ming intelligent / clever / bright / smart / acute (of sight and hearing)
 qiǎo miào ingenious / clever / ingenuity / artifice
 líng mǐn smart / clever / sensitive / keen / quick / sharp
 jī ling clever / quick-witted
 líng lì clever / witty / intelligent
 kuài rapid / quick / speed / rate / soon / almost / to make haste / clever / sharp (of knives or wits) / forthright / plainspoken / gratified / pleased / pleasant
 guāi (of a child) obedient, well-behaved / clever / shrewd / alert / perverse / contrary to reason / irregular / abnormal
 líng lóng (onom.) clink of jewels / exquisite / detailed and fine / clever / nimble
 guāi qiǎo clever (child) / smart / lovable / cute
 líng tōng fast and abundant (news) / clever / effective
 cōng mǐn quick / bright / intelligent / clever / brilliant
 miào qù witty / clever / amusing
 xīn líng shǒu qiǎo capable / clever / dexterous
 guāi jué perceptive / alert / clever / shrewd
 guǐ ghost / demon / terrible / damnable / clever / sly / crafty / (suffix for sb with a certain vice or addiction etc) / one of the 28 constellations
 mǐn quick / nimble / agile / clever / smart
 cōng quick at hearing / wise / clever / sharp-witted / intelligent / acute
 yǐng head of grain / husk / tip / point / clever / gifted / outstanding
 líng clever / (old) actor / actress
 lì clever
 xuān usually used in a name / clever / intelligent
 yǒu xīn yǎn clever / sharp
 zhòu (old) beautiful / clever
 lì smooth / active / clever / sharp
 líng lì clever / bright / quick-witted
 luó smart / clever
 hóu r jīng (dialect) shrewd / clever
 mǐn clever / old variant of 愍[min3]
𫍽 xuān usually used in a name / clever / intelligent
 zhì zhě sage / wise man / clever and knowledgeable person
 zì zuò to act for oneself / to view oneself (as clever, virtuous, attractive)
 miào zhāo smart move / clever way of doing sth
 nòng qiǎo chéng zhuō to overreach oneself / to try to be clever and end up with egg on one's face
 líng jī sudden inspiration / bright idea / clever trick
齿 líng yá lì chǐ clever and eloquent (idiom) / fluent / having the gift of the gab
 gāo miào masterly / subtle and clever (or artwork, writing etc)
 cōng míng fǎn bèi cōng míng wù a clever person may become the victim of his own ingenuity (idiom) / cleverness may overreach itself / too smart for one's own good
 jī líng guǐ (jocularly) clever and quick-witted person
 zì zuò cōng míng to think oneself clever (idiom)
 cōng ming líng lì clever and quick-witted
 xiòng clever / to gossip / to spy
 dù néng hài xián jealous of the able, envious of the clever (idiom)
 shén jī miào suàn divine strategy and wonderful planning (idiom) / clever scheme / supremely clever in his schemes
 líng lóng tī tòu exquisitely made / very clever
 xiǎo cōng ming clever-clever / clever in trivial matters / sharp but petty-minded
 qiǎo fù clever wife / ingenious housewife / Eurasian wren (Troglodytes troglodytes)
 luó smart / clever
 pàn pleasing / clever talk
 líng lì variant of 伶俐, clever / witty / intelligent
 zhū yù pearls and jades / jewels / clever remark / beautiful writing / gems of wisdom / genius / outstanding person
 shuǎ zuǐ pí to show off with clever talk / big-headed / a smart-ass
 cōng ming guò tóu too clever by half / excessive ingenuity
 zuǐ guāi (coll.) to speak in a clever and lovable way
 zhī rén zhě zhì , zì zhī zhě míng those who understand others are clever, but those who know themselves are truly wise (idiom, from Laozi's 道德經|道德经[Dao4 de2 jing1]
齿 tiě chǐ tóng yá clever and eloquent speaker (idiom)
 piē bù trick (of the trade) / clever move / (Taiwanese, POJ pr. [phiat-pōo])
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