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n./adj. ability, skill; energy; able, capable
80%     120%
Other meanings
[néng]   av. can, be able to
    moon; meat, flesh
'能' is part of the following simplified words:
 熊 褦
'能' is part of the following traditional words:
 態 擺 熊 罷 羆 褦

Simplified Chinese


Traditional Chinese

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.
néng lì
n. ability, capability
wú néng
adj. incapable, powerless
néng rén
n. capable person
rè néng
n. heat/thermal energy
dòng néng
n. kinetic energy; energy of motion
xián néng
n./adj. able and virtuous person; able and virtuous
néng zhě duō láo
idiom. abler people do more work; It is because you are so capable that we (or they) leave everything to you