HSK Words: 才能 (cái néng) VS 才华 (cái huá)

Friday, November 10, 2023

Today, we will learn the HSK Words: 才能 (cái néng) VS 才华 (cái huá). They are both high frequency words in Chinese learning. Do you know what is the difference between them?

才能 (cái néng) focuses on wisdom and agile thinking ability.

Examples:

  1. Action can succeed.
    行动才能成功。
     xíng dòng cái néng chéng gōng 。
  2. Only with self-confidence can we face difficulties.
    有了自信,才能面对困难。
     yǒu le zì xìn , cái néng miàn duì kùn nán 。
  3. This needs cooperation to complete.
    这个需要配合才能完成。
    zhè gè xū yào pèi hé cái néng wán chéng 。

才华 (cái huá) means outstanding performance, ability and specialty in literature and art.

Examples:

  1. You are talented.
    你真有才华。
     nǐ zhēn yǒu cái huá 。
  2. This is a very talented director.
    这是一位很有才华的导演。
     zhè shì yī wèi hěn yǒu cái huá de dǎo yǎn 。
  3. This is a good opportunity to display one's talents.
    这是个施展才华的好机会。
     zhè shì gè shī zhǎn cái huá de hǎo jī huì 。

Quiz: Please consider whether to use  “才能”(cái néng)or “才华”(cái huá) in following sentences.

  1. 这幅画显示了作者的__。
    zhè fú huà xiǎn shì le zuò zhě de __。
  2. 能吃___干。
    néng chī ___ gān 。
  3. 学习踏实,___前进。
     xué xí tā shí ,___ qián jìn 。

Answer:

  1. 才华(cái huá
  2. 才能(cái néng
  3. 才能(cái néng

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