qiǎo

  1. qiǎo adverb opportune; coincidental; lucky; timely
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 恰好 (CC-CEDICT '巧'; GHC '巧' 4; Guoyu '巧' adv; Kroll 2015 '巧' 4; Mathews 1931 '巧', p. 101)
  2. qiǎo adjective artfully crafted
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For example, of an object created by a skilled artisan (Guoyu '巧' adj 3)
  3. qiǎo adjective beautiful; charming
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synonymous with 美好 or 美丽 in this sense (GHC '巧' 2; Guoyu '巧' adj 2; Kroll 2015 '巧' 1b)
  4. qiǎo adjective false
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synonymous with 伪 in this sense (GHC '巧' 3; Guoyu '巧' adj 4)
  5. qiǎo noun acumen; skill; talent
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 技巧 (GHC '巧' 1; Guoyu '巧' n; Kroll 2015 '巧' 1)
  6. qiǎo noun clever; skillful; masterful
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For example, in literary Chinese, 巧詐不如拙誠 'it is better to be simplictically honest than cleverly deceitful'; from Han Feizi's Shuo Lin Shang (CC-CEDICT '巧'; DCP 'Q102'; Guoyu '巧' adj 1; Kroll 2015 '巧' 3; Mathews 1931 '巧', p. 101)
  7. qiǎo verb to cheat
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '巧' 2)
  8. qiǎo bound form agape
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Bound with 巧老 'open and hollow' (Kroll 2015 '巧' 5)

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