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which
 
ability; can; may; capable; energy; able
simp. and trad.
(哪能)

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哪能

  1. (used in rhetorical questions to express negation) how; how to; how could
    這麼條件哪能好好學習 [MSC, trad.]
    这么条件哪能好好学习 [MSC, simp.]
    Zhème hǎo de tiáojiàn, nǎnéng bù hǎohǎo xuéxí ne? [Pinyin]
    With such good conditions, why can't you study well (earnestly)?
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Etymology 2Edit

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AdverbEdit

哪能

  1. (Shanghai, Wu) how
    搿搶哪能 [Shanghainese, trad.]
    搿抢哪能 [Shanghainese, simp.]
    [nʊŋ²³ g̊əʔ¹¹ t͡ɕʰiã²³ na̱²² nəɲ⁴⁴] [IPA]
    How are things with you lately?
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