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Néng

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Néng Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
Néng | Neng2
English translation
surname Neng
to be able to
to be capable of
ability
capability
able
capable
can possibly
(usually used in the negative) to have the possibility of
can, may; capable, full of energy

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About Néng

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Number of strokes

10

Traditional form

Néng

Contains the radical

Part of speech

Verb / 动词 dòng cí Dòngcí

Learning hint

A bear's head , body , and claws 

Etymology of Néng

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Type

pictographic

Positional decomposition

⿰⿱厶⺼匕匕

Explanation

Pictograph of a bear holding meat in its mouth. Based on the original meaning "bear". The meaning of this character has shifted over time and now means "ability; power".

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Example sentences using Néng

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这种 zhè zhǒng 草药 cǎo yào Néng 很快 zhì hǎo de 感冒 gǎnmào .

This herbal medicine will soon clear up your cold.

Néng gěi zhǎo hǎo 旅馆 lǚ guǎn ?

Can you fit me up in a good hotel?

要是 yàoshi Néng tiān tiān chī dào 新鲜 xīnxiān de ròu jiù hǎo le .

I wish I could afford to dine off fresh meat every day.

shuì Néng zhì hǎo de bìng , dàn 还是 háishi 相信 xiāngxìn .

He says he can cure me but I still doubt him.

认为 rènwéi 这种 zhè zhǒng hǎo 天气 tiānqì Néng 持久 chíjiǔ 稳定 wěndìng 下来 xià lai ?

Do you think this fine weather has come to stay?

Words with Néng

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
Néng can Néng
可能 kěnéng possible可能 kěnéng
不能 bù néng cannot不能 bù néng
能力 nénglì capability能力 nénglì
能够 néng gòu can能夠
只能 zhǐ néng can only只能 zhǐ néng
功能 gōngnéng function功能 gōngnéng
才能 cái néng talent才能 cái néng
不可能 bù kě néng impossible不可能 bù kě néng
能源 néngyuán energy能源 néngyuán
能否 néng fǒu whether or not能否 néng fǒu
性能 xìngnéng function性能 xìngnéng
能量 néngliàng energy能量 néngliàng
可能性 kě néng xìng possibility可能性 kě néng xìng
技能 jì néng skill技能 jì néng
未能 wèi néng cannot未能 wèi néng
职能 zhínéng function職能
智能 zhìnéng able智能 zhìnéng
尽可能 jǐn kě néng as far as possible儘可能
节能 jié néng to save energy節能
无能为力 wúnéngwéilì impotent (idiom)無能為力
不能不 bù néng bù have to不能不 bù néng bù
本能 běnnéng instinct本能 běnnéng
有能力 yǒu néng lì able有能力 yǒu néng lì
万能 wàn néng omnipotent萬能

Néng Decomposition & Compounds

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Néng Decomposition

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Néng Compounds

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  • Néng
    • Xióng
    • nài , nài , tài ,
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