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"Clever" is an adjective which is often translated as "listo", and "intelligent" is an adjective which is often translated as "inteligente". Learn more about the difference between "clever" and "intelligent" below.
clever(
kleh
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vuhr
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (sharp)
a. listo
The clever little boy cannot be fooled.El niño listo no puede ser engañado.
b. inteligente
Mike is very clever; school has never been a challenge for him.Mike es muy inteligente; la escuela nunca ha sido un reto para él.
2. (ingenious)
a. ingenioso
Ferris devised a clever plan to not have to go to school.Ferris se inventó un plan ingenioso para no tener que ir a la escuela.
3. (skillful)
a. hábil
My grandfather was a clever craftsman who built much of his own furniture.Mi abuelo fue un artesano hábil que construyó muchos de sus propios muebles.
b. habilidoso
The seamstress is unbelievably clever with her hands.La costurera es increíblemente habilidosa con las manos.
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intelligent(
ihn
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tehl
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uh
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juhnt
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (mentally capable)
a. inteligente
All of the students in my class are very intelligent.Todos los alumnos de mi clase son muy inteligentes.
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