Memory Phrase (Mnemonic) for 能


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Meaning

talent, ability, capability

Pronunciation

néng

Explanation

Left: nose 厶, body 肉/月, right: claws 匕/匕

Mnemonic

(In dog breeding:) Nose, body and claws prove talent.

Radicals

private, nose(Side view of a nose directed to the left.)
meat(and body parts)
spoon, ladle(In the explanation this radical is also used as a sitting person.)

Vocabulary

不能 bù néng cannot; must not; should not
功能 gōng néng function; capability
机能 jī néng function
动能 dòng néng kinetic energy
热能 rè néng heat energy
贤能 xián néng sage
过而能改,善莫大焉 guò ér néng gǎi , shàn mò dà yān If one can change after making a mistake, there is nothing better (idiom)
妒贤忌能 dù xián jì néng to envy the virtuous and talented (idiom)
逞能 chěng néng to show off one's ability; to boast one's merits
甲状腺功能亢进 jiǎ zhuàng xiàn gōng néng kàng jìn hyperthyroidism
未能 wèi néng cannot; to fail to; unable to

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