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: (45)
Puw ede ba t ayong magk ita b ukas
Can we meet up together tomorrow?
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?
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?
Puw ede mo ba ak óng matur uan sa paglang óy
Can you teach me how to swim?
Kail án ka puw edeng magsimul â
When can you start?
Puw ede ba kit áng yak apin
May I hug you?
Hind î mo ak ó puw edeng pig ilan
You can't stop me from doing it.
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can be could could be allowed possible possibly can
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