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巧妙
Main
English Definitioningenious; clever; ingenuity; artifice
Simplified Script巧妙
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinqiǎomiào
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄑㄧㄠˇ ㄇㄧㄠˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)haau2miu6
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
qiǎoopportunely; coincidentally; as it happens; skillful; timely
miàoclever; wonderful

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Words With Same Head Word    
巧克力qiǎo kè lìchocolate (loanword)
巧合qiǎohécoincidence; coincidental; to coincide
巧人qiǎorénHomo habilis, extinct species of upright East African hominid (Tw)
巧匠qiǎojiàngskilled workman
巧妇qiǎofùclever wife; ingenious housewife; Eurasian wren (Troglodytes troglodytes)
Words With Same Tail Word    
奇妙qímiàofantastic; wonderful
美妙měimiàobeautiful; wonderful; splendid
奥妙àomiàomarvelous; mysterious; profound; marvel; wonder
莫名其妙mòmíng qí miàounfathomable mystery (idiom); subtle and ineffable; unable to make head or tail of it; boring (e.g. movie)
微妙wēimiàosubtle
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