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can
kæn
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English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. Airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc..
  2. A room or building equipped with one or more toilets.
  3. A plumbing fixture for defecation and urination.
  4. The fleshy part of the human body that you sit on.
  5. A buoy with a round bottom and conical top.
  6. The quantity contained in a can.
(动) As a verb
  1. Preserve in a can or tin.
  2. Terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position.
Hyphenationcan
Part of Speech(动) verb, (名) noun
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能够nénggòuto be capable of; to be able to; can
可以kěyǐcan; may; possible; able to; not bad; pretty good
可能kěnéngmight (happen); can (happen); possible; probable; possibility; probability; maybe; perhaps
kuàito balance an account; accountancy; accounting
huìcan; to be possible; to be able to; will; to be likely to; to be sure to
huìto assemble; to meet; to gather; to see; union; group; association; a moment (Taiwan pr. for this sense is [hui3])
罐头guàntoutin; can
装罐zhuāngguàncaging
néng(same as ) can; to be able to, capability; talent, energy
guàncan; jar; pot
can; may; able to; to approve; to permit; to suit; (particle used for emphasis) certainly; very
néngcan; to be able to; might possibly; ability; (physics) energy; (Chinese surname)
tǒngbucket; (trash) can; barrel (of oil etc)
kānto endure; may; can
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