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 néng can / to be able to / might possibly / ability / (physics) energy
Results beginning with 能
 néng lì capability / ability / CL:個|个[ge4]
 néng gòu to be capable of / to be able to / can
 néng fǒu whether or not / can it or can't it / is it possible?
 néng liàng energy / capabilities
 néng yuán energy / power source / CL:個|个[ge4]
 néng gàn capable / competent
 néng nài ability / capability
 néng shǒu expert
 néng rén capable person / Homo habilis, extinct species of upright East African hominid
 néng xiào energy efficiency
 néng jí energy level
 néng gòu able to do sth / in a position to do sth / same as 能夠|能够
 néng jǐng energy sink
 néng liàn energy chain
 néng shì particular abilities / one's forte
 néng tài energy state
 néng tī energy ladder
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 néng bù néng can or cannot? / Is it possible? / Can we do it?
 néng dòng xìng initiative / active role
 néng jiàn dù visibility
 néng yuán wǎng Network on Energy
  Energy Resources Branch
  visible
 néng yuán gǔ Energy Unit
 néng yuán kē Energy Section
 néng lì jiàn shè capacity-building
 néng shuō huì dào can talk really well (idiom) / the gift of the gab
 néng yuán ān quán energy security
 néng yuán xiāo fèi energy consumption
 néng yuán xū qiú energy requirements
 néng shàng néng xià ready to take any job, high or low
 néng qū néng shēn can bow and submit, or can stand tall (idiom, from Book of Changes) / ready to give and take / flexible
 néng shēn néng qū can bow and submit, or can stand tall (idiom, from Book of Changes) / ready to give and take / flexible
 néng zhě duō láo it's the most capable people who do the most work (idiom) (intended as consolation for the overworked, or flattery when making a request etc)
  energy density
  energy transition
  energy output
  energy balance / energy budget
  energy balance / energy budget
  energy balance / energy budget
  energetic particles
  Action on energy
  competency development
  competency assessment
 néng dài jié gòu electronic
 néng gē shàn wǔ can sing and dance (idiom) / fig. a person of many talents
 néng liàng dài xiè energy metabolism
 néng liàng shǒu héng conservation of energy (physics)
 néng lì sù zhì quality of capabilities (in ideological education)
 néng lì wèn tí It's About Ability
 néng ruò néng qiáng to be either weak or strong both have their purpose (idiom)
 néng shī shàn wén highly literate / lit. capable at poetry, proficient at prose
 néng xiě shàn suàn to be literate and numerate (idiom)
 néng yán shàn biàn glib of tongue (idiom) / eloquent
 néng yuán chǔ cún energy storage
 néng yuàn dòng cí optative verb
 néng yuán duǎn quē energy shortage
 néng yuán huí shōu energy recovery
 néng yuán huò qǔ energy access
 néng yuán jīng jì energy economy
 néng yuán kāi fā energy resources development
线 néng yuán lù xiàn energy path / energy strategy
 néng yuán shēng chǎn energy generation
 néng yuán tóu rù energy input
 néng yuán wēi jī energy crisis
 néng yuán zhàng hù Energy Account
 néng yuán zhàn lu:è energy path / energy strategy
 néng yuán zhèng cè energy policy
 néng yuán zhī xīng Energy Star
 néng yuán zuò wù energy crop
  energy-intensive
  Committee on Energy
  Energy Planning Unit
  extremely energy-inefficient
  Energy Research Branch
  Energy Management Branch
 néng yuán gòng tòng tǐ Energy Community
 néng yuán gōng zuò zǔ Working Group on Energy
 néng yuán jīng jì xué energy economics
 néng yuán mì jí duó energy intensity
 néng yuán xī shōu huì energy sink
 néng liàng shǒu héng dìng lu:4 the law of conservation of energy
  energy planning software package
  energy pathway
  energy conversion efficiency
  exchange flux
  Capacity Development Officer
  Energy Charter Treaty
  Energy Charter Conference
  Ministry of Energy and Mining
  Energy Development Programme
  matrix of energy supply
  capacity development facility
 néng lì jiàn shè chàng yì Capacity Development Initiative
 néng lì jiàn shè gōng zuò capacity-building effort
 néng lì jiàn shè xiǎo zǔ Capacity Development Group
 néng yuán ān quán kuàng jià energy security framework
 néng yuán gāo jí gù wèn Senior Adviser on Energy
 néng yuán huán jìng zhàng hù energy-environment account
 néng yuán lì yòng ruǎn jiàn ENERUTIL
 néng yuán mì jí chéng duó energy intensity / specific consumption
 néng yuán tǒng jì nián jiàn Energy Statistics Yearbook
 néng yuán xiāo hào xíng shì pattern of energy consumption
 néng yuán xìn xī fāng àn Energy Information Programme
 néng yuán xùn liàn fāng àn Energy Training Programme
 néng yuán yán jiū xiǎo zǔ Energy Research Group
 néng yuán zhèng cè xiǎo zǔ Energy Policy Group
 néng yuán zhǔn bèi gōng zuò energy preparedness
2000项  Energy Efficiency 2000 Project
  Treaty establishing the Energy Community / Energy Community Treaty
  Energy and Atmosphere Programme
  Capacity Development Office
  Energy Charter Secretariat
  energy economy and efficiency
  Energy Efficiency Demonstration Zones
  Energy Planning and Management
  Energy and Environment Group
  Minister of Energy and Industry
  functioning democracy
  capacity-building workshop
 néng lì jiàn shè gōng zuò zǔ Task Group on Capacity-Building
 néng yuán mì jí chéng duó dī low-energy intensity
 néng yuán tǒng jì gōng zuò zǔ Energy Statistics Working Group
 néng yuán wèn tí zhuān jiā zǔ Expert Panel on Energy
  Capacity-building and Implementation Support Division
  Energy and Economic Data Bank
  Capacity Development Strategic Framework
  Institute for Energy and Environmental Research
  capacities and needs matching
  Annual Energy Conference
  Sectoral Review Meeting on Energy
  Energy and Resources Institute
  Working Group on Energy and the Environment
  Energy and Industry Statistics Section
  Model for Analysis of Energy Demand
  Energy and OzonAction Unit
  Energy Planning and Management Branch
  Energy Sector Assessment Programme
  Energy and Natural Resources Branch
  Energy and Environment Commission
  Energy and Mineral Resources Section
  Maximum Energy Service Requirements
  Planning Officer for capability development
 néng lì jiàn shè róng zī jī zhì capacity-building facility
 néng yuán tǒng jì biān zhì shǒu cè Energy Statistics Compilers Manual
 néng yuán yuán zhù xié shāng xiǎo zǔ Consultative Group on Energy Assistance
 néng yuán zhuān tí xìn tuō jī jīn Thematic Trust Fund on Energy for Sustainable Development / Thematic Trust Fund on Energy
  Special Advisory Group on Energy
  Energy and Power Evaluation Programme
  Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design
 bù néng cannot / must not / should not
 gōng néng function / capability
 kě néng might (happen) / possible / probable / possibility / probability / maybe / perhaps / CL:個|个[ge4]
 cái néng talent / ability / capacity
 zhǐ néng can only / obliged to do sth / to have no other choice
 xìng néng function / performance
 zhì néng intelligent / able / smart (phone, system, bomb etc)
 jì néng technical ability / skill
 zhí néng function / role
 wèi néng cannot / to fail to / unable to
 jié néng to save energy / energy-saving
 suǒ néng according to one's capabilities / what sb is capable of
 Jiā néng Canon (Japanese company)
 běn néng instinct
 wàn néng omnipotent / all-purpose / universal
 zěn néng how can?
 chǎn néng production capacity
 quán néng omnipotent / all-round / strong in every area
 xiào néng efficacy / effectiveness
 qián néng potential / hidden capability
 jī néng function
 fāng néng can then (and only then)
 wú néng incompetence / inability / incapable / powerless
 tǐ néng physical capability / stamina
 zǒng néng total energy
 diàn néng electrical energy
 rè néng heat energy
 dòng néng kinetic energy
 gāo néng high energy
 hé néng nuclear energy
 shuǐ néng hydroelectric power
 fēng néng wind power
 dī néng incapable / incompetent / stupid / mentally deficient
 hào néng to consume energy / energy consumption
 guāng néng light energy (e.g. solar)
 nèi néng internal energy
 dà néng almighty
 shì néng potential energy
 guān néng function / capability / sense (i.e. the five senses of sight 視|视, hearing 聽|听, smell 嗅, taste 味 / and touch 觸|触) / faculty (i.e. specific ability)
 chěng néng to show off one's ability / to boast one's merits
 chǔ néng energy storage
 quán néng power
 xián néng sage
 bō néng wave energy
 chǎn néng production capacity
 dìng néng to be definitely able (to do sth)
 Huì néng variant of 慧能[Hui4 neng2]
 Huì néng Huineng (638-713), the Sixth Patriarch of Chan Buddhism
 qí néng special ability
 shàn néng to be good at
 Wù néng Zhu Bajie 豬八戒|猪八戒[Zhu1 Ba1 jie4] or Zhu Wuneng, Pigsy or Pig (in Journey to the West)
 xù néng capacity retention
 yì néng different function
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 bù kě néng impossible / cannot / not able
 yǒu kě néng possible / probable / possibly / probably / may / might
 kě néng xìng possibility / probability
 duō gōng néng multi-functional / multi-function
 jǐn kě néng as far as possible / to do one's utmost
 yǒu néng lì able
 tài yáng néng solar energy
 bù néng bù have to / cannot but
 gāo xìng néng high performance
 zhì néng kǎ smart card
 yuán zǐ néng atomic energy
 shèn gōng néng kidney function
 chāo néng lì superpower / extrasensory perception
 jié néng dēng compact fluorescent lamp (CFL)
 hèn bu néng see 恨不得[hen4 bu5 de5]
 gāo xiào néng highly efficient / effectivity
 jī xiè néng mechanical energy
 huàn néng qì transducer
 dī néng ér retarded child / moron / idiot
 huà xué néng chemical energy
 guān néng tuán functional group (chemistry)
 fú shè néng radiation energy (e.g. solar)
  energy-saving
  energy content
  energy-intensive
  functional
  functional
  cyclonic energy
  smart mine
&alpha alpha; qián néng potential alpha energy
 àn néng liàng dark energy (astronomy)
 bō làng néng wave power
 cháo xì néng tidal energy
 cháo xī néng tidal power / tidal energy
 dǎo mián néng Doriden
 diàn lí néng ionization
 dì rè néng geothermal energy
 dòng néng chē car with a new type of propulsion system (hybrid, hydrogen-powered etc)
 fù néng liàng negative energy / negativity
 gāo néng liàng high energy (physics)
 gōng néng biǎo menu (software)
 gōng néng cí function word
 gōng néng jí function library
 gōng néng qún functional group
 gōng néng tuán functional group (chemistry)
 gōng néng xìng functionality
 guān néng jī functional group (chemistry)
 hǎi làng néng wave energy
 hǎi yáng néng sea energy
 hé néng yuán nuclear power
 jìng néng yuán energy returned on energy invested
 jù biàn néng fusion energy
 líng diǎn néng zero-point energy (quantum mechanical vacuum effect)
 Lì tā néng Ritalin (brand name) / methylphenidate (stimulant drug used to treat ADHD) / also written 利他林[Li4 ta1 lin2]
 shēng wù néng bio-energy
使 shǐ néng gòu empowerment
 shuǐ néng yuán hydroelectric power
 wàn néng gěng Airedale terrier
 xiào jià néng potency / titer (measure of effective concentration in virology or chemical pathology, defined in terms of potency after dilution by titration)
 yì néng jiè show business
 yì néng rén differently abled person
 zhèng néng liàng positive energy / positivity
 zhì néng biǎo smart meter
 Zhū Wù néng Zhu Bajie 豬八戒|猪八戒[Zhu1 Ba1 jie4] or Zhu Wuneng, Pigsy or Pig (in Journey to the West)
X线  energetic X-rays
 shēng chǎn néng lì manufacturing ability / production capacity
 zhì néng shǒu jī smartphone
 wú néng wéi lì impotent (idiom) / powerless / helpless
 zhí zhèng néng lì governing capacity
 jìng zhēng néng lì competitive ability
 rén gōng zhì néng artificial intelligence (AI)
 nán néng kě guì rare and precious / valuable / remarkable
 wú suǒ bù néng omnipotent
 lì suǒ néng jí as far as one's capabilities extend (idiom) / to the best of one's ability / within one's powers
  adaptive capacity
  basic skills
 gōng néng mó kuài functional module
 láo dòng néng lì ability to work
 wàn néng yào shi master key / skeleton key / passkey
 tè yì gōng néng supernatural power / extrasensory perception
 zhì néng kòng zhì intelligent control
 shēng yù néng lì fertility / ability to have children
 ài mò néng zhù unable to help however much one would like to (idiom) / Although we sympathize, there is no way to help you. / My hands are tied.
 shēng wù zhì néng biomass
 gè jìn suǒ néng each does his utmost (idiom) / from each according to his means
 jí yǒu kě néng extremely possible / probable
 quán zhī quán néng omniscient and omnipotent
 bù néng zì yǐ unable to control oneself / to be beside oneself
 dù néng hài xián jealous of the able, envious of the clever (idiom)
 èr cì néng yuán secondary energy
 ěr shú néng xiáng what's frequently heard can be repeated in detail (idiom)
 fáng gōng hài néng to constrain and limit successful, capable people
 jī bù xiāng néng always at loggerheads (idiom) / never able to agree with sb / unable to get on with sb
 jīng míng néng gàn able and efficient
 liáng zhī liáng néng instinctive understanding, esp. of ethical issues (idiom) / untrained, but with an inborn sense of right and wrong / innate moral sense
使 rèn xián shǐ néng to appoint the virtuous and use the able (idiom) / appointment on the basis of ability and integrity
 shú néng shēng qiǎo with familiarity you learn the trick (idiom) / practice makes perfect
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