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能力 néng lì: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

能力 (néng lì) English Meaning

  • capability
  • capable
  • able
  • ability

Traditional Characters:  能力

能 forms words in:

HSK 1, HSK 2, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

力 forms words in:

HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • |(gè)

Sample Sentences

  • 强制的权力或能力。
    Qiángzhì de quánlì huò nénglì.
    Power or ability to coerce.
  • 我不满意我的英语能力。
    Wǒ bù mǎnyì wǒ de yīngyǔ nénglì.
    I’m not satisfied with my English ability.
  • 这分工作在我能力范围之外。
    Zhè fēn gōngzuò zài wǒ nénglì fànwéi zhī wài.
    This job is beyond my ability.
  • 约翰对自己的能力很有自信。
    Yuēhàn duì zìjǐ de nénglì hěn yǒu zìxìn.
    John has confidence in his ability.
  • 他天生具有不寻常的数学能力。
    Tā tiānshēng jùyǒu bù xúncháng de shùxué nénglì.
    He is endowed with unusual ability in mathematics.
  • 他说话的能力没有任何的进步。
    Tā shuōhuà de nénglì méiyǒu rènhé de jìnbù.
    He made no progress in his speaking ability.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

能 (néng): can; to be able to; might possibly; ability; (physics) energy

  • (sī): secret
  • (yuè): flesh
  • (bǐ): spoon / man overthrown
  • (bǐ): spoon / man overthrown

力 (lì): power; force; strength; ability; strenuously

  •  (lì): force

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 能

HSK 1 Word List

  • 能(néng): to be able to; to be capable of; ability; capability; able; capable; can possibly; (usually used in the negative) to have the possibility of

HSK 2 Word List

  • 可能(kě néng): might (happen); possible; probable; possibility; probability; maybe; perhaps; CL:  個|个(gè)

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 力

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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