Chinese Word Entry


Simplified Chinese form: 能干

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄋㄥˊ ㄍㄢˋ
Mandarin (Pinyin): néng gàn
Cantonese (Jyutping): nang4 gon3
  1. capable

  2. competent

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Chinese characters used in this word

ability, talent, skill, capacity, to be able, can, permitted to
Mandarin: ㄋㄥˊ (néng), ㄊㄞˊ (tái), ㄋㄞˊ (nái), ㄋㄞˋ (nài), ㄒㄩㄥˊ (xióng)
Cantonese: nang4
Japanese: ノウ (nou)、 ダイ (dai) / よ.く (yoku)、 あたう (atau)、 よくする (yokusuru)
Korean: 능 (neung), 내 (nae)
Vietnamese: năng, nai, nại

tree trunk, main part, talent, capability, trunk of tree or of human body
Mandarin: ㄍㄢˋ (gàn), ㄏㄢˊ (hán), ㄍㄢ (gān), ㄍㄨㄢˇ (guǎn)
Cantonese: gon3
Japanese: カン (kan) / みき (miki)、 わざ (waza)
Korean: 간 (gan)
Vietnamese: cán
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