Definition for the Tagalog word puwede:
puw ede [adjective] can; can be; could; possible; allowed; may (allowed) Root: puwede
"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.)
Puwede Example Sentences in Tagalog: (50)
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Puw ede ba t ayong magk ita b ukas
Can we meet up together tomorrow?
Puw edeng lak arin p ero may kalay uan
It's walkable but it's quite a distance.
Hum anap t ayo ng puw ede n ating upu án
Let's look for something we could sit on.
Pw ede ko bang hiram ín it ó
Could I borrow this?
An ó ang puw ede kong mabil í sa is ánda áng p iso
What can I buy for a hundred pesos?
Puw ede ba kit áng maka usap
Can I talk to you?
Um isip ka ng pw ede n ating gaw ín
Think of something we can do.
Hind î ka na puw edeng umatr ás sa k ásund uan
You can no longer back out of the agreement.
Naghan áp ak ó ng pwedeng kong ka inin
I looked for something I can eat.
Can I rely on / trust you?
Puw ede bang ik áw m una ang magb ayad p ara sa akin
Could you pay for me first?
K úkumpirmah ín nil á kung puw edeng ipagkalo ób ang hil íng mo
They will confirm if they can grant your request.
Sa án ak ó puw edeng kum uha ng t aksi
Where can I get a taxi?
Sa án kam í puw edeng magb ayad
Where can we pay?
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Related Filipino Words:
puw éde-puw ede
Related English Words:
can be could could be allowed possible possibly can
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