Chinese translation of 'able'
to be able to do sth (have skill, ability)
能够(夠)做某事(nénggòu zuò mǒushì)(have opportunity)
⇒ The giant frog is able to jump three metres.
大青蛙能够跳3米远。(Dà qīngwā nénggòu tiào sān mǐ yuǎn.)
可以做某事(kěyǐ zuò mǒushì)
- (= clever) [pupil, player]
有才能的(yǒu cáinéng de)you'll be able to read in peace here
你可以在这(這)里(裡)安静(靜)地看书(書)。(nǐ kěyǐ zài zhèlǐ ānjìng de kànshū)
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Video: pronunciation of 'able'
'able' in Other Languages
British English: able /ˈeɪbl/ ADJECTIVE
An able person is clever or good at doing something.
He was one of the most able men in the industry.
- American English: able
- Arabic: قادِر
- Brazilian Portuguese: capaz
- Chinese: 能
- Croatian: sposoban
- Czech: schopný
- Danish: være i stand til
- Dutch: bekwaam in staat tot
- European Spanish: capaz competente
- Finnish: kykenevä
- French: capable
- German: fähig
- Greek: ικανός
- Italian: capace
- Japanese: ･･･ができる
- Korean: 할 수 있는
- Norwegian: dyktig
- Polish: zdolny
- European Portuguese: capaz
- Romanian: capabil
- Russian: способный
- Spanish: capaz
- Swedish: skicklig
- Thai: สามารถ
- Turkish: muktedir
- Ukrainian: здатний
- Vietnamese: có khả năng
Nearby words of 'able'
Translation of able from the Collins English to Chinese
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