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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
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
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])
tīng to listen / to hear / to obey / a can (loanword from English "tin") / classifier for canned beverages
hún soul / spirit / immortal soul, i.e. that can be detached from the body
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]
能够 néng gòu to be capable of / to be able to / can
cān meal / to eat / classifier for meals
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]
只能 zhǐ néng can only / obliged to do sth / to have no other choice
找不到 zhǎo bu dào can't find
明月 míng yuè bright moon / refers to 夜明珠, a legendary pearl that can glow in the dark / CL:輪|轮[lun2]
可见 jiàn it can clearly be seen (that this is the case) / it is (thus) clear / clear / visible
guàn can / jar / pot
会不会 huì huì (posing a question: whether sb, something) can or cannot? / is able to or not
能否 néng fǒu whether or not / can it or can't it / is it possible?
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
tǒng bucket / (trash) can / barrel (of oil etc) / CL:個|个[ge4],隻|只[zhi1]
龙门 Lóng mén Longmen county in Huizhou 惠州[Hui4 zhou1], Guangdong / mythical Dragon gate where a carp can transform into a dragon
得以 able to / so that sb can / enabling / in order to / finally in a position to / with sth in view
bei modal particle indicating indicating lack of enthusiasm / modal particle indicating that things should only or can only be done a certain way
堪称 kān chēng can be rated as / can be said to be
càn glorious / bright / brilliant / lustrous / resplendent
没办法 méi bàn there is nothing to be done / one can't do anything about it
没错 méi cuò that's right / sure! / rest assured! / that's good / can't go wrong
橱柜 chú guì cupboard / cupboard that can also be used as a table / sideboard
力争 zhēng to work hard for / to do all one can / to contend strongly
外观设计 wài guān shè look / external appearance / design / overall brand look or logo that can be patented
cán to destroy / to spoil / to ruin / to injure / cruel / oppressive / savage / brutal / incomplete / disabled / to remain / to survive / remnant / surplus
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
罐头 guàn tou tin / can / CL:個|个[ge4]
有办法 yǒu bàn can find methods / resourceful / creative
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)
kān to endure / may / can
nài how can one help
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)
好比 hǎo to be just like / can be compared to
决不 jué not at all / simply (can) not
由此可见 yóu jiàn from this, it can be seen that...
奋力 fèn to do everything one can / to spare no effort / to strive
莫过于 guò nothing can surpass
看得见 kàn jiàn can see / visible
受不了 shòu liǎo unbearable / unable to endure / can't stand
方能 fāng néng can then (and only then)
说不定 shuō bu dìng can't say for sure / maybe
不许 not to allow / must not / can't
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
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)
how can it be that?
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
可想而知 xiǎng ér zhī it is obvious that... / as one can well imagine...
禁不住 jīn bu zhù can't help it / can't bear it
会否 huì fǒu can or cannot / is it possible?
cán silkworm
漫天 màn tiān lit. to fill the whole sky / everywhere / as far as the eye can see
cǎn miserable / wretched / cruel / inhuman / disastrous / tragic / dim / gloomy
未免 wèi miǎn unavoidably / can't help / really / rather
感激不尽 gǎn jìn can't thank sb enough (idiom)
美不胜收 měi shèng shōu nothing more beautiful can be imagined (idiom)
怎能 zěn néng how can?
记不住 bu zhù can't remember
赶不上 gǎn shàng can't keep up with / can't catch up with / cannot overtake
倾尽 qīng jìn to do all one can / to give all one has
惹不起 bu can't afford to offend / dare not provoke / difficult to deal with / insufferable
可作 zuò can be used for
不失为 shī wéi can still be considered (to be...) / may after all be accepted as
免不了 miǎn liǎo unavoidable / can't be avoided
比不上 shàng can't compare with
把柄 bǐng handle / (fig.) information that can be used against sb
耳熟能详 ěr shú néng xiáng what's frequently heard can be repeated in detail (idiom)
经不起 jīng bu can't stand it / to be unable to bear / to be unable to resist
可望 wàng can be expected (to) / to be expected (to) / hopefully (happening)
缺一不可 quē not a single one is dispensable / can't do without either
屈指可数 zhǐ shǔ can be counted on one's fingers (idiom) / very few
莫非 fēi can it be possible that / could it be
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
易拉罐 guàn pull-top can / easy-open can (with ring-pull)
不可抗力 kàng unpredictable eventuality / unpreventable / unavoidable / impossible to overcome / nothing can be done about it / act of God / force majeure
比比皆是 jiē shì can be found everywhere
买不起 mǎi bu cannot afford / can't afford buying
不由得 yóu de can't help / cannot but
忍无可忍 rěn rěn more than one can bear (idiom); at the end of one's patience / the last straw
厚德载物 hòu zài with great virtue one can take charge of the world (idiom)
不由自主 yóu zhǔ can't help; involuntarily (idiom)
无可 can't
倒挂 dào guà lit. to hang upside down / fig. topsy-turvy and inequitable, e.g. manufacturing and trading costs exceed the sale price (of some goods) / to borrow more than one can ever repay
少年宫 Shào nián Gōng Children's Palace, institution where children can take part in various extracurricular activities
听不到 tīng bu dào can't hear
称得上 chēng de shàng can be counted as
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.
垃圾箱 xiāng rubbish can / garbage can / trash can
强扭的瓜不甜 qiǎng niǔ de guā tián lit. if you have to use force to break a melon off the vine, it won't taste sweet (because it's only when the melon is ripe that it can be removed with just a slight twist) (idiom) / fig. if sth is not meant to be, it's no use trying to force it to happen
等不及 děng can't wait
càn gem / luster of gem
火星文 Huǒ xīng wén lit. Martian language / fig. Internet slang used to communicate secret messages that the general public or government can't understand
过得去 guò lit. can pass through (an opening) / fig. can get by (in life) / tolerably well / not too bad / How are you getting by? / How's life?

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