How to use "才能(cái néng)" and "才干(cái gàn)"

How to use "才能(cái néng)" and "才干(cái gàn)"
Jenie Cao

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How to use "才能(cái néng)" and "才干(cái gàn)"
Teacher : Jenie Cao

Hi everyone, welcome to Hanbridge Mandarin’s HSK program. Today we’ll talk about two Chinese words meaning ability, which are 才能 and 才干.

Both words are nouns and are used to describe someone who has the ability to do something well.

In most cases these two words can be swapped, but they also have some differences.

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