néng
av. can, be able to
Other meanings
[néng]   n./adj. ability, skill; energy; able, capable
    meat

Simplified Chinese

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Traditional Chinese

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Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
EXAMPLES
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wǒ néng jiè duō jiǔ
phr. How long can I keep it?
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néng géi wó nǐ de diàn huà hào mǎ ma
phr. Could you give me your phone number?
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tā néng huí lai ma ?
phr. Could he be back?
便​儿吗?
便​兒嗎?
néng pián yi diǎnr ma ?
phr. Could it be any cheaper?
wǒ bù néng chī
phr. I can't eat
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tā huì yóu yǒng , ér qiě yí cì néng yóu wǔ qiān duō mǐ
phr. He knows how to swim, and he can swim 5000 meters nonstop.