Meaning of 聪

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(Trad.: 聰)
Pinyin: cōng
English Definition: quick at hearing; wise; clever; sharp-witted; intelligent; acute
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 15; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (ear) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ěr ] ear; to hear, to hear of; handle
    • [ zǒng ] to gather, to collect; overall, altogether
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Example Words
聪慧 cōng huì bright; witty; intelligent
聪敏 cōng mǐn quick; bright; intelligent; clever; brilliant
聪颖 cōng yǐng smart; intelligent
自作聪明 zuò cōng míng to think oneself clever (idiom)
失聪 shī cōng to go deaf; to lose hearing
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