See also: 能够

ChineseEdit

 
ability; can; may
ability; can; may; capable; energy; able
to reach; to be enough
trad. (能夠/能够) /
simp. (能够)
alternative forms 能彀
能勾

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 2/4 2/2
Initial () (8) (28)
Final () (129) (137)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () I I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/nəŋ/ /kəu/
Pan
Wuyun
/nəŋ/ /kəu/
Shao
Rongfen
/nəŋ/ /kəu/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/nəŋ/ /kəw/
Li
Rong
/nəŋ/ /ku/
Wang
Li
/nəŋ/ /kəu/
Bernard
Karlgren
/nəŋ/ /kə̯u/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
néng gōu
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
nang4 gau1

VerbEdit

能夠

  1. can; to be able to; to be capable of
    存在東西怎麼能夠 [MSC, trad.]
    存在东西怎么能够 [MSC, simp.]
    Bù cúnzài de dōngxi, wǒ zěnme nénggòu kàn de dào? [Pinyin]
    How can I see that which does not exist?
    並非一人能夠定乾坤 [MSC, trad.]
    并非一人能够定乾坤 [MSC, simp.]
    Zhè jiàn shì bìngfēi nǐ yīrén zhī lì nénggòu dìng qiánkūn de. [Pinyin]
    This course of events cannot be determined by you alone.
    希望能夠學術史留名 [MSC, trad.]
    希望能够学术史留名 [MSC, simp.]
    Tā xīwàng nénggòu zài xuéshùshǐ shàng liúmíng. [Pinyin]
    She hopes to be able to make a name for herself in the history of scholarship.

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