可以

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ChineseEdit

 
can; may; able to; certain(ly); to suit; (particle used for emphasis)
 
to use; according to; so as to; in order to; by; with; because; Israel (abbrev.)
simp. and trad.
(可以)

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

可以

  1. passable; pretty good; not bad; alright; ok
    休息可以  ―  Nǐ xiūxi jiù kěyǐ le.  ―  If you rest a while, you'll be alright.

VerbEdit

可以

  1. can; may
    可以警告  ―  kěyǐ jǐnggào tā.  ―  You can't warn him.
    • John 1.7
      这人来,为要作见证,就是为光作见证,叫众人因他可以信。
      Zhè rén lái, wèi yào zuò jiànzhèng, jiùshì wèi guāng zuò jiànzhèng, jiào zhòngrén yīn tā kěyǐ xìn.
      The same came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light, that all men through him might believe.
  2. can, be able
    根據口音可以判斷可能來自地區 [MSC, trad.]
    根据口音可以判断可能来自地区 [MSC, simp.]
    Gēnjù tā de kǒuyīn kěyǐ pànduàn chū tā kěnéng láizì xià Jiāng dìqū. [Pinyin]
    From his accent we can infer that he maybe is from the lower reaches of the Yangzi River.

See alsoEdit


VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this word

VerbEdit

可以

  1. Hán tự form of khả dĩ, "possible"
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