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Translingual[edit]

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Han character[edit]

(radical 130 +6, 10 strokes, cangjie input 戈月心心 (IBPP), four-corner 21211, composition匕)

  1. to be able
  2. can, permitted to
  3. ability

Derived characters[edit]

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Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping nang4, Yale nang4)


Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ nên (nen5), Hagfa Pinyim nen2)

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

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Kanji[edit]

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. ability

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana のう, romaji )

  1. Noh, a form of classical Japanese musical drama.
  2. Ability, capacity, aptitude.
  3. Effect, use.
     (ふる)議論 (ぎろん) () (かえ)しても (のう)はないのだよ。
    furui giron o kurikaeshite mo wa nai no da yo.
    Repeating old arguments isn't of any use / won't have any effect.

Synonyms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(neung, nae) (hangeul [[, ]], revised neung, nae, McCune-Reischauer nŭng, nae, Yale nung, nay)


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin néng (neng2), nài (nai4), tái (tai2), tài (tai4), nái (nai2), xióng (xiong2), Wade-Giles neng2)

Compounds[edit]

Verb[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin néng)

  1. can
  2. may

Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*nəng)


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA lîng (ling5))

References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(năng, hay, nấng, năn, nằng, nưng)