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

Definition for the Tagalog word puwede:

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[adjective]  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.)

Example Sentences Available Icon Puwede Example Sentences in Tagalog: (45)
Puwede ba tayong magkita bukas
Can we meet up together tomorrow?
Hindî puwede
It can't be.
Hindî ka na puwedeng umatrás sa kásunduan
You can no longer back out of the agreement.
Naghanáp akó ng pwedeng kong kainin
I looked for something I can eat.
Pwede ba kitáng asahan
Can I rely on / trust you?
Puwede bang ikáw muna ang magbayad para sa akin
Could you pay for me first?
Saán akó puwedeng kumuha ng taksi
Where can I get a taxi?
Saán kamí puwedeng magbayad
Where can we pay?
Puwede mo ba akóng maturuan sa paglangóy
Can you teach me how to swim?
Kailán ka puwedeng magsimulâ
When can you start?
Puwede ba kitáng yakapin
May I hug you?
Hindî mo akó puwedeng pigilan
You can't stop me from doing it.
Alternate spelling(s):
pwede, puede, pede, pwde, pwd, pde
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.

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Related English Words:
can becouldcould beallowedpossiblepossiblycan
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