Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 10 strokes
Taught in grade 5

Search words that:
- start with 能
- end with 能
- contain 能
ability, talent, skill, capacity
KUN:
  • よ.く
    yo.ku
ON:
  • ノウ
    nou
Nanori:
  • たか
    taka
  • no
  • のり
    nori
  • よし
    yoshi
Written with 10 strokes
Taught in grade 5
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 582 results)

adverb
1.
nicely, properly, well, skillfully, skilfully(usually kana)
See also:良い
2.
frequently, often(usually kana)
3.
I'm glad that you ..., thank you for ...(usually kana)
4.
(you have) quite the nerve to, I don't know how you can ...(usually kana)
All readings:
よく《良く》
よく《善く》
よく《能く》
よく《好く》
よく《克く》

na-adjective, noun
possible, potential, practicable, feasible

noun, auxillary suru verb
function, facility, faculty, feature

noun
ability, faculty

noun
1.
talent, gift, function
2.
noh (theatre)

noun
intelligence, intellect, brains
Other readings:
智能【ちのう】

na-adjective, noun
able, capable, competent, talented, efficient
See also:無能 (antonym)

noun
1.
public entertainment, performing arts
2.
accomplishments, attainments

noun
ability, performance, efficiency
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 711 results)

This video recorder doesn't work right

しら
調べて
けいかく
計画
じっこう
実行
のう
不可能
On examination, I found that it was impossible to carry out the plan

わた
私の
じょうし
上司
ほん
はや
速く
のうりょ
能力
My boss has the ability to read books very fast

ひじょう
非常に
たか
高い
しゅうにゅう
収入
げつがく
月額
100
まん
えん
のう
可能
There's the chance to get a huge income in this business, a million yen a month is possible

We tried all means possible

All possible means have been tried

かれ
彼の
のうりょ
能力
ぜんめんてき
全面的に
しんらい
信頼
I have every confidence in his ability

われわれ
我々
ししゅつ
支出
さくげん
削減
のう
可能な
ほうほう
方法
さぐ
探った
We explored all possible ways of cutting expenditures

The office is full of competent people

かれ
彼の
のうりょ
能力
ひょうか
評価
むず
難しい
It's difficult to evaluate his ability

ちち
ごと
仕事
つだ
手伝って
ゆうのう
有能な
じょしゅ
助手
My father wants an efficient assistant to help him

かのじょ
彼女の
さいのう
才能
おさ
幼く
かい
開花
Her talent blossomed early

わた
かれ
彼の
のうりょ
能力
たい
大して
しんらい
信頼
I don't have much faith in his ability

There is no likelihood of his getting well soon

わた
私達
ひつよう
必要な
かね
お金
かん
時間
のうりょ
能力
We have everything we need: money, time, and brains

かのじょ
彼女の
さいのう
才能
Her talent is amazing

When you rely on the team too much, it may reduce your individual competitive instincts

かれ
彼の
あに
ゆうのう
有能な
しゃ
医者
His brother is a very capable doctor

かれ
いえ
のうせい
可能性
けんきゅ
研究
He was looking into the possibility of buying a house

That boy has a great talent