kě yǐ

Translation

  • can
  • may
  • possible
  • able to
  • not bad
  • pretty good

Synonyms

Examples

  • 「你可以帮忙把门关上吗?」「可以,当然可以。」
    "Would you mind shutting the door?" "No, not at all."
  • 可以看,可以听,但手脚不要乱动。
    Hear and see and be still.
  • “我可不可以用你的笔?” “嗯,可以。”
    "May I use your pencil?" "Yes, you may."
  • 18岁以下不可以结婚。
    People under 18 cannot get married.
  • 可以进来吗?
    May I come in?
  • 请说可以
    Please say ‘yes’!
  • 我可不可以试一下这条裙子?
    May I try on this dress?
  • 可以吃这个吗?
    Can I eat this?
  • 我问他我可不可以看他的书。
    I asked him if I could read his book.
  • 我可不可以早上洗澡?
    May I take a shower in the morning?
Chinese Tones