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Did you mean: chan gan kan cane cun cuan cn cen ?

可以 can / may / possible / able to / not bad / pretty good
huì can / to be possible / to be able to / will / to be likely to / to be sure to / to assemble / to meet / to gather / to see / union / group / association / CL:個|个[ge4] / a moment (Taiwan pr. for this sense is [hui3])
néng can / to be able to / might possibly / ability / (physics) energy
can / may / able to / to approve / to permit / to suit / (particle used for emphasis) certainly / very
tīng to listen / to hear / to obey / a can (loanword from English "tin") / classifier for canned beverages
那个 ge that one / that thing / that (as opposed to this) / (used before a verb or adjective for emphasis) / (used to humorously or indirectly refer to sth embarrassing, funny etc, or when one can't think of the right word) / (used in speech as a filler, similar to "umm", "you know" etc) / (euph.) menstruation / sex / also pr. [nei4 ge5]
hún soul / spirit / immortal soul, i.e. that can be detached from the body
能够 néng gòu to be capable of / to be able to / can
只能 zhǐ néng can only / obliged to do sth / to have no other choice
cān to take part in / to participate / to join / to attend / to counsel / unequal / varied / irregular / uneven / not uniform / abbr. for 參議院|参议院 Senate, Upper House
cān old variant of 參|参[can1]
cān meal / to eat / classifier for meals
找不到 zhǎo bu dào can't find
bei modal particle indicating indicating lack of enthusiasm / modal particle indicating that things should only or can only be done a certain way
能否 néng fǒu whether or not / can it or can't it / is it possible?
可见 jiàn it can clearly be seen (that this is the case) / it is (thus) clear / clear / visible
guàn can / jar / pot
càn glorious / bright / brilliant / lustrous / resplendent
tǒng bucket / (trash) can / barrel (of oil etc) / CL:個|个[ge4],隻|只[zhi1]
明月 míng yuè bright moon / refers to 夜明珠, a legendary pearl that can glow in the dark / CL:輪|轮[lun2]
cán to destroy / to spoil / to ruin / to injure / cruel / oppressive / savage / brutal / incomplete / disabled / to remain / to survive / remnant / surplus
会不会 huì huì (posing a question: whether sb, something) can or cannot? / is able to or not
得以 able to / so that sb can / enabling / in order to / finally in a position to / with sth in view
kān to endure / may / can
nài how can one help
没错 méi cuò that's right / sure! / rest assured! / that's good / can't go wrong
堪称 kān chēng can be rated as / can be said to be
橱柜 chú guì cupboard / cupboard that can also be used as a table / sideboard
有办法 yǒu bàn can find methods / resourceful / creative
cán silkworm
龙门 Lóng mén Longmen county in Huizhou 惠州[Hui4 zhou1], Guangdong / mythical Dragon gate where a carp can transform into a dragon
力争 zhēng to work hard for / to do all one can / to contend strongly
感冒 gǎn mào to catch cold / (common) cold / CL:場|场[chang2],次[ci4] / (coll.) to be interested in (often used in the negative) / (Tw) to detest / can't stand
没办法 méi bàn there is nothing to be done / one can't do anything about it
过得 guò How are you getting by? / How's life? / contraction of 過得去|过得去, can get by / tolerably well / not too bad
cǎn miserable / wretched / cruel / inhuman / disastrous / tragic / dim / gloomy
how can it be that?
决不 jué not at all / simply (can) not
说不定 shuō bu dìng can't say for sure / maybe
外观设计 wài guān shè look / external appearance / design / overall brand look or logo that can be patented
罐头 guàn tou tin / can / CL:個|个[ge4]
奋力 fèn to do everything one can / to spare no effort / to strive
受不了 shòu liǎo unbearable / unable to endure / can't stand
水壶 shuǐ kettle / canteen / watering can
黑板报 hēi bǎn bào blackboard bulletin with short news items written on it (can usually be found in factories, schools etc)
比不上 shàng can't compare with
谱写 xiě to compose (a piece of music) / (fig.) to create, by one's actions, a narrative (generally one that can be recounted with pride)
由此可见 yóu jiàn from this, it can be seen that...
不许 not to allow / must not / can't
漫天 màn tiān lit. to fill the whole sky / everywhere / as far as the eye can see
应有尽有 yīng yǒu jìn yǒu everything that should be here is here (idiom); all one can think of is on hand / to have all one needs
买不起 mǎi bu cannot afford / can't afford buying
莫过于 guò nothing can surpass
好比 hǎo to be just like / can be compared to
欲罢不能 néng want to stop but can't (idiom) / to be unable to stop oneself / to feel an urge to continue
不好说 hǎo shuō hard to say / unpleasant to say / can't be sure
听不到 tīng bu dào can't hear
美不胜收 měi shèng shōu nothing more beautiful can be imagined (idiom)
无可 can't
莫非 fēi can it be possible that / could it be
不可抗力 kàng unpredictable eventuality / unpreventable / unavoidable / impossible to overcome / nothing can be done about it / act of God / force majeure
有木有 yǒu yǒu (slang) come on, you can't deny it! / don't you think so?! / (melodramatic form of 有沒有|有没有)
看得见 kàn jiàn can see / visible
不失为 shī wéi can still be considered (to be...) / may after all be accepted as
càn gem / luster of gem
缺一不可 quē not a single one is dispensable / can't do without either
易拉罐 guàn pull-top can / easy-open can (with ring-pull)
垃圾箱 xiāng rubbish can / garbage can / trash can
方能 fāng néng can then (and only then)
僵尸粉 jiāng shǐ fěn "zombie fans", fake followers that can be bought to boost one's popularity on Weibo, Baidu etc
耳熟能详 ěr shú néng xiáng what's frequently heard can be repeated in detail (idiom)
可望 wàng can be expected (to) / to be expected (to) / hopefully (happening)
怎能 zěn néng how can?
未免 wèi miǎn unavoidably / can't help / really / rather
不由得 yóu de can't help / cannot but
一望无际 wàng as far as the eye can see (idiom)
惹不起 bu can't afford to offend / dare not provoke / difficult to deal with / insufferable
免不了 miǎn liǎo unavoidable / can't be avoided
可作 zuò can be used for
可想而知 xiǎng ér zhī it is obvious that... / as one can well imagine...
少年宫 Shào nián Gōng Children's Palace, institution where children can take part in various extracurricular activities
感激不尽 gǎn jìn can't thank sb enough (idiom)
说不准 shuō zhǔn unable to say / can't say precisely
忍无可忍 rěn rěn more than one can bear (idiom); at the end of one's patience / the last straw
有目共睹 yǒu gòng anyone with eyes can see it (idiom); obvious to all / sth speaks for itself / is there for all to see
比比皆是 jiē shì can be found everywhere
小确幸 xiǎo què xìng sth small that one can find pleasure in (e.g. a cold beer after a hard day or a serendipitous find in a second-hand store)
量力而行 liàng ér xíng to assess one's capabilities and act accordingly (idiom); to act within one's competence / One does what one can.
防不胜防 fáng shèng fáng you can't guard against it (idiom) / impossible to defend effectively / not much one can do about it / It can't be prevented.
犹言 yóu yán can be compared to / is the same as
不由自主 yóu zhǔ can't help; involuntarily (idiom)
见不得 jiàn bu not fit to be seen by / should not be exposed to / can't bear to see
即可 equivalent to 就可以 / can then (do sth) / can immediately (do sth) / (do sth) and that will suffice
屈指可数 zhǐ shǔ can be counted on one's fingers (idiom) / very few
厚德载物 hòu zài with great virtue one can take charge of the world (idiom)
等不及 děng can't wait
倾尽 qīng jìn to do all one can / to give all one has
对不上 duì shàng to disagree / I can't agree with that.
记不住 bu zhù can't remember
称得上 chēng de shàng can be counted as

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