Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

néng

  1. néng auxiliary verb can / able
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Condition 状况
    Notes: Expresses either (1) the physical ability to do something or (2) possibility. 能 is used in this sense as a modal auxiliary in a similar way in both modern and Literary Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 122; Sun 2006, loc. 1717).
  2. néng adjective able
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Condition 状况
    Notes: (Unihan '能')
  3. néng noun ability
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Ability 能力
    Notes: (Unihan '能')
  4. néng noun a mythical bear-like beast
    Domain: Mythology 神话
  5. néng noun energy
    Domain: Physics 物理
  6. néng noun shape
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Form 形态
  7. néng adjective permitted to
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Condition 状况
    Notes: (Unihan '能')

Contained in

可能能够能力能源节能才能职能功能未能高性能性能智能太阳能智能卡可能性技能七项全能十项全能全能力所能及能干能歌善舞能量本能能手无能为力原子能只能慧能惠能六祖惠能尽可能能仁寺能仁禅寺熟能生巧可能补语效能万能机械能光能电能热能地热能一次能源二次能源清洁能源体能能胜三界救度能催恶敌救度能生吉祥救度能动三界救度

Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

Collection Document Title Occurrences
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 108
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 82
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《中庸章句》 Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean 53
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《梁惠王章句下》 Commentary on Liang Hui Wang II 32
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《盡心章句上》 Commentary on Jin Xin I 30
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《李斯列傳》 Biography of Li Si 29
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《公孫丑章句上》 Commentary on Gong Sun Chou I 27
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 27
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《太史公自序》 Autobiographical Afterword of the Grand Historian 27
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 哀公 Lord Ai 24

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
能迩 能邇 柔遠能邇 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧生民之什‧民勞 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Sheng Min - Min Lu 4
胡能 鬍能 胡能有定 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧邶‧日月 Lessons from the states - Odes of Bei - Ri Yue 4
远能 遠能 柔遠能邇 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧生民之什‧民勞 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Sheng Min - Min Lu 4
能固 能固 是以能固 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 桓公 Lord Huan 3
能脩 能脩 能脩其政 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧唐‧椒聊 Lessons from the states - Odes of Tang - Jiao Liao 3
僖公能 僖公能 僖公能遵伯禽之法 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 魯頌‧駉之什‧駉 Sacrificial odes of Zhou - Decade Of Jiong - Jiong 3
能闵 能閔 婦人能閔其君子 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧周南‧汝墳 Lessons from the states - Odes Of Zhou And The South - Ru Fen 3
文公能 文公能 衞文公能以道化其民 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧鄘‧蝃蝀 Lessons from the states - Odes of Yong - Di Dong 2
能祈 能祈 能祈天永命 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 召誥 Zhou Shu - Announcement of the Duke of Shao 2
云能 雲能 曷云能來 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧邶‧雄雉 Lessons from the states - Odes of Bei - Xiong Zhi 2