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Radical:+ 6 strokes = 10 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.101#8 p.201#53 p.321#6 p.390#50 Kangxi: p.981#16 Cihai: p.1095r5c02 GSR: 885.a Hanyu: v3,p2074#01
Composition:Left: , right: 𫧇. Component of: 𤠗 𫠹 𭏙 𮐝 𪣾 𠹌 𡮙 𢟒 𤌶 𫿌 𬂌 𮊓 𣉘 𤹍 [More]
Mandarin:néng nài tái tài nái xióng ㄋㄥˊ ㄋㄞˋ ㄊㄞˊ ㄊㄞˋ ㄋㄞˊ ㄒㄩㄥˊ
Cantonese:nang4
Tang reconstruction:*nəng
Shuowen:能部》能:熊属。足似鹿。从肉㠯声。能兽坚中,故称贤能;而强壮,称能杰也。凡能之属皆从能。
Guangyun:广韵·上平声··》能:尔雅谓三足鼈也,又兽名禹父所化也,奴来切,又奴登切,二。
广韵·下平声··》能:工善也,又兽名熊属足似鹿亦贤能也,奴登切又奴代奴。来二切,一。
广韵·上声··》能:夷人语奴等切本,又奴登切,一。
广韵·去声··》能:技能又姓何氏姓苑云长广人。
Kangxi:康熙字典·肉部·》能:《广韵》《集韵》《正韵》𠀤奴登切,音儜。《说文》熊属,足似鹿。能兽坚中,故称。贤能而疆壮者称能杰也。《徐曰》坚中,骨节实也。又《广韵》善也。《增韵》胜任也。《·大禹谟》汝惟不矜,天下莫与汝争能。又《正字通》顺习也。《·大雅》柔远能迩。又《广韵》奴来切《正韵》囊来切,𠀤音㾍。三足龞。《尔雅·释鱼》龞三足,能。《注》山海经,从山多三足龞,今阳羡县君山池亦有之。又与台通。三能,星名。《史记·天官书》魁下六星,两两相比,名曰三能。《注》作三台。又《正字通》乃带切,音柰。姓也。唐能延寿,能元皓,宋能迪。又与耐通。《前汉·晁错传》胡貊之人性能寒,扬粤之人性能暑。《注》能,读曰耐。又《韵补》叶音尼。《屈原·离骚》纷吾旣有此内美兮,又重之以修能。叶下佩,佩音皮。又叶音宁。《·小雅》各奏尔能。叶上湛,湛音沈。又叶音袽。《柳宗元·佩韦赋》历九折而直犇兮,固摧辕而失途。遵大路而曲辙兮,又求达而不能。
Fanqie:奴来 (《广韵·上平声··》) 奴登 (《广韵·上平声··》) 来二 (《广韵·下平声··》) 奴登 (《广韵·上声··》) 奴代 (《广韵·去声··》)
Unihan definition:to be able; can, permitted to; ability

CTP Dictionary


néng ㄋㄥˊ (1): 兽名。 A type of bear.
说文解字·能部》::熊属。
néng ㄋㄥˊ (2.1): 才能。 Ability, talent.
史记》:上官大夫与之同列,争宠而心害其
néng ㄋㄥˊ (2.2): 有才能的人。 Man of ability, man of talent.
墨子·尚贤中》:今王公大人亦欲效人以尚贤使为政,高予之爵,而禄不从也。
The present ruler, imitating the ancients, also want to employ the virtuous in government by exalting them. Ranks given them are very high, but the emoluments do not follow proportionally.
孟子·公孙丑上》:孟子曰:“尊贤使,俊杰在位,则天下之士皆悦而愿立于其朝矣。”
Mencius said, 'If a ruler give honour to men of talents and virtue and employ the able, so that offices shall all be filled by individuals of distinction and mark - then all the scholars of the kingdom will be pleased, and wish to stand in his court.'
荀子·王制》:欲立功名、则莫若尚贤使矣。
说苑·政理》:尚贤使,则官治。
néng ㄋㄥˊ (3): 能够,胜任。 Able to, competent.
论语·八佾》:子谓冉有曰:“女弗救与?”
The Master said to Ran You, "Can you not save him from this?"
孟子·梁惠王上》:故王之不王,不为也,非不也。
Therefore your Majesty's not exercising the royal sway, is because you do not do it, not because you are not able to do it.
礼记·学记》:知其心,然后救其失也。
When a teacher knows the character of his mind, he can save the learner from the defect to which he is liable.
道德经》:天地所以长且久者,以其不自生,故长生。
The reason why heaven and earth are able to endure and continue thus long is because they do not live of, or for, themselves. This is how they are able to continue and endure.
淮南子·齐俗训》:灼者不救火,身体有所痛也。
史记·韩世家》:公战不胜楚,楚塞三川守之,公不救也。
néng ㄋㄥˊ (4): 顺从,亲善。 Comply with, be friendly towards.
诗经·民劳》:柔远迩、以定我王。
Then let us show kindness to those who are distant, and help those who are near; - Thus establishing [the throne of] our king.
néng ㄋㄥˊ (5): 容,得。 Encompass, obtain.
史记·萧相国世家》:何素不与曹参相,及何病,孝惠自临视相国病,因问曰:“君即百岁后,谁可代君者?”
春秋左传》:范鞅以其亡也,怨栾氏,故与栾盈为公族大夫,而不相
néng ㄋㄥˊ (6): 及,到。 To, arrive at.
战国策》:于是不期年,千里之马至者三。
néng ㄋㄥˊ (7): 乃,就。 Then, thus.
管子·权修》:二者不失,则民可得而官也。
néng ㄋㄥˊ (8): Same as “而(4.3)ér ㄦˊ: 連詞:表示假設,相當於“如果”。 Connective: if, supposing.
墨子·天志下》:今有人于此,少而示之黑谓之黑,多示之黑谓白,必曰吾目乱,不知黑白之别。
Suppose a man who upon being shown a little blackness says it is black, but upon being shown much blackness says it is white. He will have to admit that his sight is confused and that he cannot tell the difference between black and white.
néng ㄋㄥˊ (9): 只,仅。 Only, merely.
néng ㄋㄥˊ (10): 宁,宁可。 Even if.
néng ㄋㄥˊ (11): 恁,这样,如此。 Thus, in this way.
néng ㄋㄥˊ (12): 三足鳖。 Three-legged turtle.
尔雅·释鱼》:鳖三足,
nài ㄋㄞˋ (13): 通“耐”:受得住。 Withstand, endure.
tái ㄊㄞˊ (14): 见“三能”。 Same as “台(1.1)tái ㄊㄞˊ: 星名,即三台。 Name of a celestial body.
tài ㄊㄞˋ (15): 通“态”:形态。 State, form.

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