Filipino / Tagalog language translation for the meaning of the word puwede in the Tagalog Dictionary.

Definition for the Tagalog word puwede:

puwede  Play audio #5683Save to Flash Cards
[pseudo-verb]  can; can be; could; possible; allowed; may (allowed)

Root: puwede
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"Puwede," meaning "can" in English, usually has an element of seeking or granting permission for something or to be allowed to do something (Ex: Can I go to th movies?). This is different than "kaya" or the "Maka-" verb conjugations which also mean "can," but in a different way - as in having the "ability" to do something / being able to do something (Ex: I can walk because my leg has healed.)

String frequency indicator:

This string is roughly used with equal frequency in casual and formal content.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Puwede Example Sentences in Tagalog: (61)
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Puwede ba tayong magkita bukas?
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Can we meet up together tomorrow?
Hindî puwede
It can't be.
Pwede ba kitáng asahan?
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Can I rely on / trust you?
Puwede bang ikáw muna ang magbayad para sa akin?
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Could you pay for me first?
Kúkumpirmahín nilá kung puwedeng ipagkaloób ang hilíng mo.
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They will confirm if they can grant your request.
Saán akó puwedeng kumuha ng taksi?
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Where can I get a taxi?
Saán kamí puwedeng magbayad?
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Where can we pay?
Kinúkumpirmá pa nilá kung puwede kang sumama sa amin.
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They're still confirming if you're allowed to join us.
Puwede kang magsilbí bilang tagapayo ng mga estudyante.
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You are qualified to be the students' adviser.
Kailán ka puwedeng magsimulâ?
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When can you start?
Puwede ba magíng asawa ka?
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Will you be my wife?
Puwede ba kitáng yakapin?
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May I hug you?
Pwede bang magamit ang cell phone mo?
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May I use your cell phone?
Puwedeng lakarin pero may kalayuan.
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It's walkable but it's quite a distance.
Puwede pô dito bumabâ?
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Can I get off here? (from a bus, jeepney, etc.)
Alternate spelling(s):
p'wede, wede, pwede, puede, pede, pwde, pwd, pde, pupuwede, pupwede, pe-puwede, pe-pwede, pepwede, pepuwede, pwedi, puwedi, pewede
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.

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How to pronounce puwede:

Play audio #5683
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Related Filipino Words:
hindî puwedepuwéde-puwede
Related English Words:
can becouldcould beallowedpossiblepossiblycan
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