可能 (ke neng): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | May 7, 2018

可能 (Chinese PinYin: [kě néng]; traditional Chinese: 可能) may mean: (1) adj. possible, e.g. 可能的解决方案 (possible solutions); (2) adv. perhaps, e.g. 这可能不对 (this is perhaps not right); (3) noun. possibility, e.g. 极大的可能 (great possibility). It is one of the most common and core Chinese words that can be used in both formal and informal Mandarin Chinese. Some example phrases and expressions are: 不可能 (impossible), 尽可能 (as … as possible), 可能性 (possibility).

1. How to pronounce 可能?

Chinese Pinyin: [kě néng]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 可能

Synonyms: 不妨, 可以, 大概, 能够, 或者, 或许, 恐怕, 也许,

Antonyms: 肯定, 一定,

3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 可能 .

Fixed expression: 不可能 (impossible), 尽可能 (as … as possible), 可能性 (possibility),

Collocation: 可能需要 (may need), 可能实现 (may work), 有可能 (be possible), 可能的解决方法 (possible solution),

Idioms: N/A

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 能 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 可能.

4.1 一些年轻人可能不喜欢这个度假方案。

Translation: Some young people may not like this holiday plan.

4.2 这些事件可能导致一场大规模战争的爆发。

Translation: These events may lead to the outbreak of a large-scale war.

4.3 关于这个, 你很可能是对的.

Translation: You are probably right about it.

4.4 明天的这场比赛, 我们队胜负的可能性各占一半。

Translation: Our team stands an even chance of winning in tomorrow’s game.

4.5 如果所有的家用电器都同时工作的话,你家里的电力系统就很可能会超载。

Translation: If all home appliances work at the same time, the power system in your house is likely to be overloaded.

4.6 许多在亚洲国家之间传输数据和电话业务都通过巴士海峡的海底电缆,使其成为可能造成互联网奔溃一个主要节点。

Translation: Many of the undersea cables that carry data and telephone traffic between Asian countries pass through the Bashi Channel, making it a major potential point of failure for the Internet.

4.7 我今天有很多工作, 所以可能没时间和你看电影.

Translation: I have a lot of work to do today, so I may not be able go to the movies with you.

4.8 奶爸可能会发现很难腾出时间来处理其他人际关系.

Translation: New dads may find it difficult to make time for the other relationships.

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