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ChineseEdit

not; no; (negative prefix)
 
ability; can; may; capable; energy; able
simp. and trad.
(不能)

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

不能

  1. cannot; must not; should not
    不能瘋子講道理 [MSC, trad.]
    不能疯子讲道理 [MSC, simp.]
    Rén shì bùnéng gēn fēngzi jiǎngdàolǐ de. [Pinyin]
    You can't talk reason with crazy people.
  2. to fail to do

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
のう
Grade: 5
on'yomi

Adjectival nounEdit

不能 ‎(-na inflection, hiragana ふのう, romaji funō)

  1. incompetent
  2. incapable, inefficient
  3. impossible

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InflectionEdit

NounEdit

不能 ‎(hiragana ふのう, romaji funō)

  1. incompetence
  2. incapability, inefficiency
  3. impossibility

CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.
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