能 (neng): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | April 3, 2018

能 (Chinese PinYin: [néng]; traditional Chinese:能) may mean: (1) noun. ability: 才能 (ability); (2) noun. energy: 热能 (heat energy); (3) adj. able: 能人 (capable person); (4) verb. be able to; (5) verb. be able to: 能说会道 (good at talking); (6) verb. can: 能成功 (can succeed). It is one of the most common Chinese characters and can combine with other characters to form various phrases and expressions.

1. How to pronounce 能?

Chinese Pinyin: [néng]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 能

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

Fixed expression: 可能 (maybe), 能见度 (visibility), 能力 (ability), 能耐 (ability), 能人 (capable person), 能量 (energy), 能耗 (energy consumption), 才能 (ability),

Collocation: 能够 (can), 能干的 (capable), 能成功 (can succeed)

Idioms: 能工巧匠 (skillful artisans), 能上能下 (be ready to accept a higher or lower post), 能伸能屈 (flexible), 能歌善舞 (be good at singing and dancing), 能言善辩 (be skilled in debate),

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4. How to use 能 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 能.

4.1 她是个非常能干的CEO。

Translation: She is a highly competent CEO.

4.2 小明在学习能量守恒定律

Translation: Xiao Ming is studying the law of conservation of energy.

4.3 好吧,那又能怎么样呢?

Translation: Well, and so what?

4.4 每个宅女都能被划分为一定的“萌”的级别。

Translation: Every female otaku can be classified on a moe scale.

4.5 然而, 这并不能改变消费者仍将“双十一”作为最期盼的购物节的事实。

Translation: However, this could not change the fact that consumers still consider the “Double 11” festival as the most eagerly anticipated shopping carnival.

4.6 中国担心“明斯基时刻”可能是一个好兆头。

Translation: China’s worry about ‘Minsky moment’ may be a good sign.

4.7 纽约市充满着娱乐,美食,艺术和能量。

Translation: New York City is bustling with entertainment, food, art, and energy.

4.8 他也承认,他的想法并不总能带来家庭和睦。

Translation: He admits that his ideas have not always led to family harmony though.

5. Stroke Order

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