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 (Guoyu '能' v 1; Kroll '能' 2; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 122; Sun 2006, loc. 1717; XHZD '能' 3)
  2. néng adjective able
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Condition 状况
    Notes: (Unihan '能')
  3. néng noun ability / capacity
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Ability 能力
    Notes: In the sense of 能力 (Guoyu '能' n 2; Kroll '能' 1; Unihan '能'; XHZD '能' 1)
  4. néng noun a mythical bear-like beast
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Mythology 神话
    Notes: (Guoyu '能' n 1)
  5. néng noun energy
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Physics 物理
    Notes: In the sense of 能量; for example, 电能 'electrical energy' (Guoyu '能' n 6; XHZD '能' 7)
  6. néng noun function / use
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 用途 or 功用 (Guoyu '能' n 4)
  7. néng adverb may / should / permitted to
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Condition 状况
    Notes: In the sense of 可以 (Guoyu '能' adv 1; Unihan '能'; XHZD '能' 5)
  8. néng adjective talent
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '能' adj 1; Kroll '能' 1a; XHZD '能' 2)
  9. néng adjective expert at
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '能' 2a)
  10. néng verb to be in harmony
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 投契 (Guoyu '能' v 2; Kroll '能' 3)
  11. néng verb to tend to / to care for
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '能' 3a)
  12. néng verb to reach / to arrive at
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 到 (Guoyu '能' v 3; Kroll '能' 4)
  13. néng adverb as long as / only
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 只 (Guoyu '能' adv 2; Kroll '能' 5)
  14. néng adverb even if
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 宁 (Guoyu '能' adv 3; Kroll '能' 5a)
  15. néng adverb but
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '能' 5b)
  16. néng adverb in this way
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '能' 6)

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Collection Document Title Occurrences
Humanistic Buddhism Series 5 - The Human World and Practice 《人間佛教系列5-人間與實踐》 Humanistic Buddhism: A Blueprint for Life 人間佛教的藍圖 151
Treatises on Humanistic Buddhism 《人間佛教論文集》 Humanistic Buddhism and Training in Wisdom 人間佛教的慧學 124
Treatises on Humanistic Buddhism 《人間佛教論文集》 Humanistic Buddhism and Training in Meditation 人間佛教的定學 121
Humble Table, Wise Fare 《佛光菜根譚》 Volume 4: Writing on Encouraging Self Introspection 第四冊 勵志省思篇 119
Humanistic Buddhism Quotations 《人間佛教語錄》 Writings on Chan School Thought - Fuel for the Flame to Pass on the Lamp 宗門思想篇 薪火傳燈 101
Lectures on the Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch 《六祖壇經講話》 Questions and Discussion 問題討論 100
Humanistic Buddhism Series Contemporary Questions Symposium 《人間佛教當代問題座談會》 Community Ethics Investigation (Volume 2) - A Buddhist View of 'Practical Management' 族群倫理探討(中冊) 佛教對「應用管理」的看法 96
Humanistic Buddhism Series Contemporary Questions Symposium 《人間佛教當代問題座談會》 Community Ethics Investigation (Volume 2) - A Buddhist View of 'Youth Education' 族群倫理探討(中冊) 佛教對「青少年教育」的看法 95
Treatises on Humanistic Buddhism 《人間佛教論文集》 Embracing Nature: Ecology from a Buddhist Perspective (1) 佛教與自然生態(上) 91
Treatises on Humanistic Buddhism 《人間佛教論文集》 Buddhism and the Flowers of Causes and Conditions 佛教與花的因緣 91

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
能了别 能了別 如眼能了別認識青黃白黑 Ten Lectures on the Eight Realizations of a Bodhisattva Sutra 《八大人覺經十講》 Lecture 2: Buddhism's World View 第二講 佛教的世間觀 5
能做到 能做到 何能做到 Ten Lectures on the Eight Realizations of a Bodhisattva Sutra 《八大人覺經十講》 Lecture 5: Laziness Leads to Downfall 第五講 精進為降魔的根本 4
能知道 能知道 現在若能知道輪迴是苦 Ten Lectures on the Eight Realizations of a Bodhisattva Sutra 《八大人覺經十講》 Lecture 1: An Overview of the Sutra on the Eight Realizations of the Great Beings 第一講 八大人覺經的概述 3
能得到 能得到 本來財富並不是靠貪欲而能得到的 Ten Lectures on the Eight Realizations of a Bodhisattva Sutra 《八大人覺經十講》 Lecture 3: Greed is the Cause of Suffering 第三講 多欲為生死的根本 3
指能 指能 指能斷人生存命根之魔 Ten Lectures on the Eight Realizations of a Bodhisattva Sutra 《八大人覺經十講》 Lecture 5: Laziness Leads to Downfall 第五講 精進為降魔的根本 3
一半能 一半能 這一半能用多久 Ten Lectures on the Eight Realizations of a Bodhisattva Sutra 《八大人覺經十講》 Lecture 3: Greed is the Cause of Suffering 第三講 多欲為生死的根本 2
耳能 耳能 耳能了別認識好惡音聲 Ten Lectures on the Eight Realizations of a Bodhisattva Sutra 《八大人覺經十講》 Lecture 2: Buddhism's World View 第二講 佛教的世間觀 2
能布施 能布施 再不然就是覺得自己能布施榮耀非凡 Ten Lectures on the Eight Realizations of a Bodhisattva Sutra 《八大人覺經十講》 Lecture 7: The Importance of Practicing Giving 第七講 布施為度人的根本 2
能显现 能顯現 真心之我又怎麼能顯現呢 Ten Lectures on the Eight Realizations of a Bodhisattva Sutra 《八大人覺經十講》 Lecture 2: Buddhism's World View 第二講 佛教的世間觀 2
能活 能活 究竟又能活上多少年 Ten Lectures on the Eight Realizations of a Bodhisattva Sutra 《八大人覺經十講》 Lecture 2: Buddhism's World View 第二講 佛教的世間觀 2