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ké yǐ
av. can, may
Other meanings
[ké yǐ]   adj. passable, pretty good, not bad; awful, terrible

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.
EXAMPLES
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wó ké yǐ shì chuān yí xià ma ?
phr. Can I try it on?
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zhè xiē shū ké yǐ wài jiè ma
phr. Can I borrow these books?
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ké yǐ huàn běn xīn de ma ?
phr. Can I change it for a new one (book, magazine, etc.) ?
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ní ké yí géi wǒ fā duǎn xìn
phr. You can send a message to me.
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xiàn zài ké yí dǎ zhé ma ?
phr. Could you offer a discount now?
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tā ké yǐ yì kǒu qì hē wán yì píng pí jiǔ .
phr. He can drink a whole bottle of beer in one gulp.
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yí gè xīng qī yǐ hòu, tā jiù ké yǐ shú liàn de shǐ yòng diàn nǎo le .
phr. He became proficient in using computers after one week.
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hóng dēng de shí hou bù ké yǐ héng chuān mǎ lù .
phr. It is against the rule to cross the street while the red light is on.
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wó ké yǐ zhēng qiú yí xià zhí gōng de yí jiàn ma ?
phr. May I seek the workers' opinions?
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wó ké yǐ huàn yí gè fáng jiān ma ?
phr. May I change to another room?
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suān ké yí fǔ shí jīn shǔ .
phr. Acid can corrode metal.
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ní ké yǐ gào su wǒ ma ?
phr. Can you tell me?
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xiàn zài ní ké yǐ zhēng kāi yǎn jing le
phr. Now you can open your eyes.
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xiàn zài ní ké yí zǒu le .
phr. Now you can go.
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nà gè huā yuán bú tài dà, bú guò hái ké yǐ qù kàn kan .
phr. That garden is not that big. It is worthy of a visit, though.
ké yí lí jiě
phr. be understandable
ké yǐ yù jiàn
phr. be foreseeable
ké yǐ duàn yán
phr. can be asserted (that...)
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chē lǐ bù ké yǐ chōu yān .
phr. One cannot smoke in the car.; It is forbidden to smoke in the car.
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nǐ bù ké yǐ jìn qù .
phr. You cannot go in there; You are not allowed to enter.