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Personality Traits 個性

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absent-minded 心不在焉 sAm1 bAt1 dzoi6 yin4
affectionate 親切 tsAn chit3
ambitious 有野心 yAu5 ye5 sAm1
arrogant 自大 dzi6 dai6   Lit. self big
blunt dzIk6
brave yUng5
catty
cold 冷淡 lan5 dam6
conceited 自大 dzi6 dai6   Lit. self big
confident 自信 dzi6 sön3   Lit. self-believing
conservative 保守 bou2 sAu2
controlling
crazy黐線 tsi1 sin3
din1
cruel 殘忍 tsan4 yAn2
curious 好奇 hou3 kei4    Lit. fond of strange
deceitful
easy-going
educated 有學識 yAu5 hok6 sIk1
emotional
energetic
enthusiastic
extraverted 外向 oi6 hœng3    Lit. out-facing
friendly 友善 yAu5 sin6
funny 狡笑 gau2 siu3
generous 大方 dai6 fon1
greedy 貪心 tam1 sAm1
hard-working 勤力 kAn4 lIk6
honest 誠實 sIng4 sAt6
ignorant
impatient 冇耐性 mou5 loi6 sIng3
impolite mou5 lAi5 (mau6)
intelligent tsUng1 mIng4
sIng2
lek1
intense
introverted 內向 loi6 hœng3    Lit. in-facing
kind 善良 sin6 lœng4
lazy lan5
logical
loud tsou4
mean 賤格 dzin6 gat3
söü1
modest 謙虛 him1 höü1
nosy bat3 gwa3
obnoxious
obsessed
odd gwai3
open-minded 冇偏見 mou5 pin1 gin3
patient 有耐性 yAu5 loi6 sIng3
polite 冇禮貌 yAu5 lAi5 (mau6)
psycho
reliable 靠得住 kau3 dAt1 dzü6
resourceful
responsible 有責任感 yAu5 dzat3 yAm6 gAm2
selfish 自私 dzi6 si1
sensitive 敏感 mAn5 gAm2   Lit. swift-feeling
sensual
shy 怕醜 pa3 tsAu2
silly so4
smart tsUng1 mIng4
sIng2
lek1
spiteful
straightforward dzIk6
strange gwai3
stubborn 固執 gu3 dzAp1 [mnemonic] a Japanese guy stuck in goo and doesn't want to get out: a stubborn goo Jap
stupid tsön2
superstitious 迷信 mAi4 sön3
unreliable 靠唔住 kau3 m4 dzü6
vain 自大 dzi6 dai6   Lit. self big
weird gwai3
wise 聰明 tsUng1 mIng4
witty

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