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puwede

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.)

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Example Sentences Available Icon Puwede Example Sentences in Tagalog: (53)
Example sentences created by professional Filipino teachers and writers.
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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.
Naghanáp akó ng pwedeng kong kainin.
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I looked for something I can eat.
Pwede ba kitáng asahan?
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Can I rely on / trust you?
Kúkumpirmahín nilá kung puwedeng ipagkaloób ang hilíng mo.
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They will confirm if they can grant your request.
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 ba magíng asawa ka?
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Will you be my wife?
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.)
Puwede ba akóng magpakilala sa iyó?
Play audio #30394 Play audio #30395
 
May I introduce myself to you?
Sabi ng doktór pwede na akóng bumangon kung kaya ko na.
Play audio #28726 Play audio #28727
 
The doctor said I can/am allowed to get out of bed now if I am able.
Puwede mo ba akóng samahan?
Play audio #29788 Play audio #29789
 
Can you accompany / go with me?
Puwede bang tumayô ka muna?
Play audio #29830 Play audio #29832
 
Can you stand up for a moment?
Humanap tayo ng puwede nating upuán.
Play audio #28261 Play audio #28262
 
Let's look for something we could sit on.
Pwede ko bang hiramín itó?
Play audio #28369 Play audio #28371
 
Could I borrow this?
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:

PUWEDE AUDIO CLIP:
Play audio #5683
Markup Code:
[rec:5683]
Related Filipino Words:
puwéde-puwedehindî puwede
Related English Words:
can becouldcould beallowedpossiblepossiblycan
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