(néng )

能 English Translation

The English meaning of (néng ) is:

  • can
  • to be able to
  • might possibly
  • ability
  • (physics) energy
  • surname Neng

Example Usage of 能


Tā kěnéng chū shénme shìle. Something might have happened to her.

Zài míngtiān qián wánchéng bàogào jīhū shì bù kěnéng de. Finishing the report by tomorrow is next to impossible.

Rúguǒ kěnéng dehuà, wǒ xiǎng huán yóu shìjiè. If possible, I'd like to travel around the world.

Tā xúnzhǎo yīqiè kěnéng de táoshēng tújìng. He looked for every possible means of escape.

Tā néng yóu dé hěn kuài. He can swim very fast.

Zhè yìwèizhe qítā rén zhǐ néng cóng tīng nǐ shuō dehuà lái liǎojiě nǐ hé xǐhuān nǐ. This means that others can only come to know you and like you by listening to what you say.

Tā yǒu kěnéng yíngdé bǐsài. He is likely to win the game.

Nǐ néng wéi wǒ téng chū jǐ fēnzhōng shíjiān ma? Could you spare me a few minutes?

Zhào zhèyàng de qíngkuàng, hěn bàoqiàn, wǒ bùnéng jiēshòu nǐ de shèngqíng yāoqǐng. As such is the case, I am sorry I can't accept your kind invitation.

Tā kěnéng mílùle. He may have lost his way.

Zài yītiān zhī nèi wánchéng tā jīhū shì bù kěnéng de. It's next to impossible to finish it in a day.

Néng bùnéng máfan nǐ gàosù wǒ qù lín cūn zěnme zǒu? Sorry, but can you show me the way to the next village?

Wǒ bùnéng ràng zìjǐ zuò zhèyàng de shì. I can't bring myself to do such a thing.

Rúguǒ nǐ kuài yīdiǎn, hái néng gǎn shàng tā. If you hurry, you will catch up with him.

Nǐ néng zài gěi wǒ diǎn chá ma? Would you please give me some more tea?

Kòngzhì yì gè bānjí xūyào nǐ zuò lǎoshī de suǒyǒu jìnéng. To control a class calls for all your skills as a teacher.

Nǐ néng cāi dào wǒ yǒu shé me ma? Can you guess what I have here?

Zhè hái zǐ néng shù dào 20. That child can count to twenty.

Nǐ kěnéng shì duì de, dàn wǒ hé nǐ yìjiàn xiāngfǎn. You may be right, but I am against your opinion.

Wǒ néng yòng yīxià nǐ de zìdiǎn ma? Can I use your dictionary for a minute?

Wǒ qídài hěn kuài jiù néng shōu dào nǐ de xìn. I am looking forward to hearing from you soon.

Lǎoshī bù kěnéng shuōguò zhèyàng de shì. The teacher cannot have said such a thing.

Wǒmen hěn gāoxìng jīn wǎn néngjiàn dào dàjiā. We take great pleasure in meeting all of you this evening.

Rúguǒ bùshì yīnwèi yǒu nǐ de bāngzhù, wǒ bù kěnéng wánchéngle zhège gōngzuò. If it had not been for your help, I couldn't have completed the work.

Wǒ néng wèn yīxiē wèntí ma? May I ask a few questions?

Wǒ cāixiǎng nǐ kěnéng shì duì de. You could be right, I suppose.

Rúguǒ tā zài nǔlì yīdiǎn, jiù kěnéng yǐjīng chénggōngle. With just a little more effort, he would have succeeded.

Néng wéi nǐ fúwù wǒ huì gǎndào fēicháng gāoxìng. I'll be very happy if I can serve you.

Yǒurén néng fā zhège cí de yīn ma? Can anyone pronounce this word?

Wú kě fǒurèn tā fēicháng yǒu nénglì. There is no denying that she is very efficient.

Rènhé rènwù dōu kěnéng biàn dé fèilì. Any task may become painful.

Wǒ néng yòng yīxià nǐ de qiānbǐ ma? Can I borrow your pencil for a bit?

Hěn yǒu kěnéng qùdiào C yuánsù huì dé chū tóngyàng de jiéguǒ. It is highly probable that the deletion of element C will still yield the same result.

Wǒ xiǎng yào gè néng zhuāng zhèxiē wánjù de hézi. I want a box in which to keep these toys.

Nǐ néng gàosù wǒ zhè shì shénme ma? Can you tell me what this is?

Yóuyú nóngyè de fāzhǎn, shípǐn quánqiú chǎnliàng nénggòu gēn shàng rénkǒu de zēngzhǎng, dàn zhǐshì xīshēngle jiānglái. Thanks to the development of agricultural science, world food production has managed to keep up with population growth - but only at the expense of the future.

Nǐ néng cāi dào wǒ de niánlíng ma? Can you guess how old I am?

Zhèyàng de jǔzhǐ zhǐ kěnéng shìgè shēnshì. He must be a gentleman to act that way.

Wǒ cōngcōng máng mang, wèi de shì néng gǎn shàng dì yī bān huǒchē. I hurried in order to catch the first train.

Nǐ kěnéng tīng shuōguò. You might have heard of it.

Xiàndài jiāotōng shǐ wǒmen néng zài jǐ tiān nèi huánrào dìqiú. Modern travel enables us to go around the world in a few days.

Nǐ néng bǎ nǐ de zìxíngchē jiè gěi wǒ ma? Will you lend me your bicycle?

Tā zuìduō néng ná dào dì sān míng. At best he may take third place.

Hěn bàoqiàn, wǒmen bùnéng jiēshòu nǐ de yāoqiú. I'm very sorry, we can't accept your request.

Wǒ lèi dé bùnéng zài lèile. I couldn't be any more tired.

Rúguǒ kěnéng dehuà, zhè zhōumò. If possible, this weekend.

Wǒ néng chī zhè zhǐ chéngzi ma? Can I eat this orange?

Wǒ xīwàng wǒmen néng bǎochí liánxì. I hope we stay in touch.

Zhè bù kěnéng! It can't be!

Wǒ gǎnjué kùn dé jīhū bùnéng zhēng kāi wǒ de yǎnjīngle. I felt so sleepy that I could hardly keep my eyes open.



Decomposition of 能


Chinese words containing 能

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