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Strokes 5
Structure
Decomp. 丁口
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Prononciation
Mandarin kě; kè
Entry Methods
Pinyin ke3; ke4
Kanji /
Cangjie
MNR
一弓口
Sijiao 1062.0
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CNS 11643 1-462B
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Unicode U+53EF
GB2312 BFC9
BIG5 A569
Results for 可
 kě can / may / able to / to approve / to permit / to suit / (particle used for emphasis) certainly / very
 kè see 可汗[ke4 han2]
Results beginning with 可
 kě yǐ can / may / possible / able to / not bad / pretty good
 kě néng might (happen) / possible / probable / possibility / probability / maybe / perhaps / CL:個|个[ge4]
 kě shì but / however / (used for emphasis) indeed
 kě ài adorable / cute / lovely
 kě xī it is a pity / what a pity / unfortunately
 kě lián pitiful / pathetic / to have pity on
 kě jiàn it can clearly be seen (that this is the case) / it is (thus) clear / clear / visible
 kě yòng serviceable
 kě pà awful / dreadful / fearful / formidable / frightful / scary / hideous / horrible / terrible / terribly
 kě kào reliable
 kě wèi it could even be said
 kě dá can reach / can get as high as / up to
 kě xuǎn available / optional
 kě jiù certainly
 kě xiào funny / ridiculous
 kě lè amusing / entertaining / (loanword) cola
 kě wù repulsive / vile / hateful / abominable
 kě fǒu is it possible or not?
 kě xíng feasible
 kě zhī evidently / clearly / no wonder / knowable
 kě yí suspicious / dubious
 kě guān considerable / impressive / significant
 kě zuò can be used for
 kě yán it may be said
 kě kǒu tasty / to taste good
 kě bēi lamentable
 kě tiáo adjustable
 kě wàng can be expected (to) / to be expected (to) / hopefully (happening)
 kě rén pleasant / agreeable / a person after one's heart (charming person) / a gifted person
 kě kě cocoa (loanword)
 kě bǐ comparable
 kě xǐ making one happy / gratifying / heartening
 kě hǎo good or not? / luckily / fortuitously
 kě xìn trustworthy
 kě guì to be treasured / praiseworthy
 kě chǐ shameful / disgraceful / ignominious
 kě biàn variable
 kě kàn worth seeing
 kě hèn hateful
 kě qǔ acceptable / desirable / worth having
 kě jìng venerable
 kě qīn kindly / nice / amiable
 kě xīn satisfying / to one's liking / to suit sb
 kè hán khan (loanword)
 kě tàn lamentable / sad(ly)
 kě qì annoying / irritating / exasperating
 kě rán inflammable
 kě jiā laudable
 kě chī edible
 kě cǎi (mining) recoverable / workable
 kě nì reversible / (math.) invertible
 kě shí edible
 kě jū that one can grasp (of smile, anger) / palpable / fig. sincere
 kě shǔ countable / denumerable
 kě zēng disgusting
 kě wèi dreadful / formidable
 kě qiǎo by happy coincidence
 kě bǐ base / mean / despicable
 kě nǎo aggravating / irritating
 kě āi miserably
 kě bu see 可不是[ke3 bu5 shi4]
 kě chǔn (dialect) unbearable / embarrassing
 kě dǎo differentiable (calculus)
 kě dòng movable
 kě ér a person after one's heart (charming person) / capable person
 kě fēn can be divided (into parts) / one can distinguish (several types)
 kě guài strange / curious / surprising
 kě jiā (botany) coca (loanword)
 kě jiě soluble (i.e. can be solved)
 kě jìn vigorously / to the utmost / to the best of one's ability
 kě jīng astonishing
 kě jué to adopt / to pass / to vote approval (of a law etc)
 kě kān how can one endure? / to be able to endure
 kě lu:4 worrisome
 kě niàn pitiable / likable / memorable
 kě qī gullible / easily bullied / weak
 kě róng soluble
 kě sài xi or ksi (Greek letter Ξξ)
 kě shēn to fit well (clothes)
 kě shì reliable
 kě sòng croissant (loanword)
 kě tǐ well-fitting (of clothes)
 kě tōng passable / possible to reach
 kě wēi differentiable (math.)
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 kě néng xìng possibility / probability
 kě chí xù sustainable
 kě bu shì that's just the way it is / exactly!
 kě kào xìng reliability
 kě xíng xìng feasibility
 kě zhí xíng executable (computing)
 kě shì huà visualization
 kě biān chéng programmable
 kě xìn dù degree of credibility / reliability
 kě dé dào available
 kě zài shēng renewable (resource)
 kě bǐ xìng comparability
 kě sù xìng plasticity
 kě kòng guī (electronics) silicon-controlled rectifier (SCR) / thyristor
 kě róng xìng solubility
 kě jiàn guāng visible light / light in optical spectrum
 kě lián chóng pitiful creature / wretch
 kě kǎ yīn cocaine (loanword)
 kě huí shōu recyclable
 kě xìn rèn trusty
 kě rán xìng flammable / flammability
 kě nì xìng reversibility
 kě gēng dì cultivable
 kě yā suō compressible
 Kě lán jīng Quran (Islamic scripture)
 kě dài yīn codeine (loanword)
 kě rán bīng clathrate hydrates
  adjustable stool
  expendable
  viabilization
  opposability
  additivity
 kě cǎi xìng (law) admissibility (of evidence in court)
 kě cā xiě erasable
 kě dǒng dù intelligibility
 kě jìn r erhua variant of 可勁|可劲[ke3 jin4]
 kě jué lu:4 proportion needed to approve a decision
 kě jué piào affirmative vote
 Kě kě mǐ Cocoa Krispies
 kě lè dìng clonidine (drug) (loanword)
 kě lián jiàn (coll.) pitiable / to have pity on sb
 kě lì bǐng crêpe (loanword)
 kě liè biàn fissile
 Kě lún pō Colombo, capital of Sri Lanka (Tw)
 kě mài pǐn tradables
 kě róng rěn tolerable
 kě shǔ jí countable set (math.) / denumerable set
 kě shù xìng countability
 kě tōng yuē commensurable / having a common measure
 kě xiǎng xiàng conceivable
 kě xié xìng portability
 kě xún zhǐ addressable (computing) / accessible via an address
 kě yí zhí portable (programming language)
 kě yòng shuǐ available water
 kě zhī lùn gnosticism, the philosophical doctrine that everything about the universe is knowable
 kě zhuǎn ràng transferable / negotiable
 kě zūn jìng respectable
 kě xiǎng ér zhī it is obvious that... / as one can well imagine...
 Kě kǒu kě lè Coca-Cola
 kě yǒu kě wú not essential / dispensable
 kě shì diàn huà videophone
 kě quān kě diǎn remarkable (performance, achievement etc) / worthy of praise
 kě lián bā bā pathetic / pitiful
 kě gē kě qì lit. you can sing or you can cry (idiom) / fig. deeply moving / happy and sad / inspiring and tragic
 kě xīn rù yì see 稱心如意|称心如意[chen4 xin1 ru2 yi4]
  cocaine paste
 bù kě cannot / should not / must not
 jí kě equivalent to 就可以 / can then (do sth) / can immediately (do sth) / (do sth) and that will suffice
 xǔ kě to allow / to permit
 rèn kě to approve / approval / acknowledgment / OK
 jūn kě all are OK / both are OK / all can / both can / also can
 wú kě can't
 nìng kě preferably / one would prefer to...(or not to...) / would rather / (would) be better to / (to pick) the lesser of two evils
 jiē kě both OK / all acceptable
 shàng kě not bad / satisfactory
 xiǎo kě small / unimportant / (polite) my humble person
 Mài kě Mike (name)
 wèi kě cannot
 ān kě encore (loanword)
 měng kě suddenly / in an instant
  becquerel
 huì kě Huike
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 bù kě néng impossible / cannot / not able
 xǔ kě zhèng license / authorization / permit
 yǒu kě néng possible / probable / possibly / probably / may / might
 bù kě yǐ may not
 jǐn kě néng as far as possible / to do one's utmost
 xiǎo kě ài cutie / sweetie / (Tw) camisole (women's garment)
 bù kě kào unreliable
 zhuāng kě ài to act cute / putting on adorable airs / to pretend to be lovely
 luò kě kě rococo (loanword) / very ornate
 Mǎ kě ní Marconi, UK electronics company
 bù kě shǔ uncountable
 Wàn ài kě Viagra
 Zhú Kě zhēn Zhu Kezhen (1890-1974), Chinese metereologist and geologist
  blood cocoa / conflict chocolate
 ài kě xìn Access
 Bǎo kě mèng Pokémon
 bù kě bì unavoidable
 bù kě dǎo not differentiable (function in calculus)
 bù kě jiě insoluble (i.e. impossible to solve)
 bù kě nì irreversible
 Chén Kě xióng Chen Kexiong (1950-), novelist
 chuāng kě tiē band-aid / sticking plaster
 de kě yǐ (coll.) very / awfully
 dí sī kě disco (loanword) (Tw)
 Kuài kě lì Quickly, tapioca milk tea franchise
 lì kě bái correction fluid (loanword from "Liquid Paper") (Tw)
 qīng kě tóng hydrocarbon
 sī kě fú Cyrus
 sù kě dá scooter (loanword)
 tǎ kě zhōng Taco
d-可  d-cocaine (dextro-isomer of cocaine)
 bù kě sī yì inconceivable (idiom) / unimaginable / unfathomable
 wú kě nài hé have no way out / have no alternative / abbr. to 無奈|无奈[wu2 nai4]
 bù kě bì miǎn unavoidably
 yóu cǐ kě jiàn from this, it can be seen that...
 bì bù kě shǎo absolutely necessary / indispensable / essential
 bù kě huò quē necessary / must have
 bù kě duō dé hard to come by / rare
 bù kě shōu shí irremediable / unmanageable / out of hand / hopeless
 rěn wú kě rěn more than one can bear (idiom) / at the end of one's patience / the last straw
 qiè shí kě xíng feasible
 shēn bù kě cè deep and unmeasurable (idiom) / unfathomable depths / incomprehensible / enigmatic and impossible to predict
 bù kě yī shì to consider oneself unexcelled in the world / to be insufferably arrogant
 wú kě hòu fēi see 未可厚非[wei4 ke3 hou4 fei1]
 Bǎi shì Kě lè Pepsi
 fēi tóng xiǎo kě extremely important / no small matter
 nán néng kě guì rare and precious / valuable / remarkable
 bù zhì kě fǒu decline to comment / not express an opinion / be noncommittal / hedge
 wú jiā kě guī homeless
 wú xiè kě jī invulnerable
 bù kě kāi jiāo to be awfully (busy etc)
 zhì shǒu kě rè lit. burn your hand, feel the heat (idiom) / fig. arrogance of the powerful / a mighty figure no-one dares approach / hot (exciting or in favor)
 gōng bù kě mò one's contributions cannot go unnoticed (idiom)
 jī bù kě shī No time to lose! (idiom)
 qū zhǐ kě shǔ can be counted on one's fingers (idiom) / very few
 bù kě kàng lì unpredictable eventuality / unpreventable / unavoidable / impossible to overcome / nothing can be done about it / act of God / force majeure
 bù kě gào rén hidden / kept secret / not to be divulged
 zhǐ rì kě dài imminent / just around the corner (idiom)
 bù kě fēn gē inalienable / unalienable / inseparable / indivisible
 wú jì kě shī no strategy left to try (idiom) / at one's wit's end / at the end of one's tether / powerless
 quē yī bù kě not a single one is dispensable / can't do without either
 bù kě lǐ yù to be impervious to reason (idiom) / unreasonable
 wú kě jiù yào lit. no antidote is possible (idiom) / incurable / incorrigible / beyond redemption
 nù bù kě è unable to restrain one's anger (idiom) / in a towering rage
 hé ǎi kě qīn affable / genial
 jí jí kě wēi imminent danger (idiom) / approaching a crisis
 shì kě ér zhǐ to stop before going too far (idiom) / to stop while one can / don't overdo it / stop while you're ahead
 xiào róng kě jū smiling wholeheartedly (idiom) / beaming from ear to ear
 yǒu lì kě tú profitable
 dà yǒu kě wéi with great prospects for the future (idiom) / well worth doing
 bù kě mó miè indelible
 gāo bù kě pān too high to reach (idiom) / eminent and unapproachable
 mó léng liǎng kě equivocal / ambiguous
 bù kě jiù yào incurable / incorrigible / beyond cure / hopeless
 yǒu jī kě chéng to have an opportunity that one can exploit (idiom)
 bù kě yú yuè impassable / insurmountable / insuperable
 wú kě fēi yì irreproachable (idiom) / nothing blameworthy about it at all
 fá shàn kě chén to be nothing to write home about (idiom)
 jiān bù kě cuī invulnerable, indestructible, impregnable
 wú lù kě táo no way out / nowhere to go / trapped beyond hope of rescue / painted into a corner
 wú kě zhì yí cannot be doubted (idiom)
 hòu shēng kě wèi the young will be redoubtable in the years to come (idiom) / the younger generations will surpass us in time
 mén kě luó què you can net sparrows at the door (idiom) / completely deserted
 bù kě shèng shǔ countless / innumerable
 ruì bù kě dāng unstoppable / hard to hold back
 qí huò kě jū rare commodity worth hoarding / object for profiteering
 rén yán kě wèi gossip is a fearful thing (idiom)
 bù kě míng zhuàng indescribable / beyond description
 yú bù kě jí impossibly stupid
 chòu bù kě wén unbearable stink / fig. notorious
 jí yǒu kě néng extremely possible / probable
 mò kě míng zhuàng indescribable (joy) / inexpressible (pleasure)
 bù kě zhī lùn agnosticism, the philosophical doctrine that some questions about the universe are in principle unanswerable
 bù kě duān ní impossible to get even an outline (idiom) / unfathomable / not a clue
 bù kě méi jǔ innumerable (idiom)
 bù kě shèng yán inexpressible (idiom) / beyond description
 bù kě yán yù inexpressible (idiom)
 bù kě zhōng rì to be unable to carry on even for a single day / to be in a desperate situation
 chù shǒu kě jí within reach
 jí bù kě dài impatient / eager to / anxious to
 lè bù kě zhī overjoyed (idiom) / as pleased as punch
 liáo liáo kě shǔ just a very few (idiom) / tiny number / just a handful / not many at all / You count them on your fingers.
 miàn mù kě zēng repulsive countenance / disgusting appearance
 miào bù kě yán too wonderful for words
 mò kě zhǐ shǔ countless / innumerable
 qián kě tōng shén with money, you can do anything (idiom) / money talks
 qíng bù kě què unable to refuse because of affection
 qíng yǒu kě yuán pardonable (of interruption, misunderstanding etc)
 tuò shǒu kě dé easily obtained / readily available
 wú kě fèng gào (idiom) "no comment"
 wú yán kě duì unable to reply (idiom) / left speechless / at a loss for words
 xiào bù kě yǎng to double up with laughter (idiom)
 xiù sè kě cān a feast for the eyes (idiom) / (of women) gorgeous / graceful / (of scenery) beautiful
 yī cù kě jǐ to succeed at the first try (idiom) / easy as pie / one can do it at once
 yóu guāng kě jiàn lit. oily and shiny to the point of reflecting (idiom) / lustrous
 yú yǒng kě gǔ lit. spare valor for sale (idiom) / fig. after former successes, still ready for more work / not resting on one's laurels
  parking permit
  total allowable catch / entire allowable catch
  floor
  stay permit
  mining licence / mining lease
  nicomorphine
 ào mǐ kě róng omicron (Greek letter Οο)
 bǎo liú xǔ kě retention license / retention permit
 bì bù kě quē see 必不可少[bi4 bu4 ke3 shao3]
 bù kě fēn lí inseparable
 bù kě gū liàng inestimable / incalculable / beyond measure
 bù kě kàng jù act of God / force majeure (law) / irresistible (idiom)
 bù kě nì zhuǎn irreversible
 bù kě qīn fàn inviolable / inviolability
 bù kě quē shǎo indispensable
 bù kě shuò jí uncountable set (math.)
 bù kě tōng yuē having no common measure / incommensurable / incommensurate
 bù kě wǎn huí irreversible
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