Definition for the Tagalog word puwede:
puw ede [pseudo-verb] 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: (53)
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Puw ede ba t ayong magk ita b ukas
Can we meet up together tomorrow?
Naghan áp ak ó ng pwedeng kong ka inin
I looked for something I can eat.
Can I rely on / trust you?
K úkumpirmah ín nil á kung puw edeng ipagkalo ób ang hil íng mo
They will confirm if they can grant your request.
Kin úkumpirm á pa nil á kung puw ede kang sum ama sa amin
They're still confirming if you're allowed to join us.
Puw ede ba mag íng as awa ka
Will you be my wife?
Puw edeng lak arin p ero may kalay uan
It's walkable but it's quite a distance.
Can I get off here? (from a bus, jeepney, etc.)
Puw ede ba ak óng magpakil ala sa iy ó
May I introduce myself to you?
S abi ng dokt ór pw ede na ak óng bum angon kung k aya ko na
The doctor said I can/am allowed to get out of bed now if I am able.
Puw ede mo ba ak óng sam ahan
Can you accompany / go with me?
Puw ede bang tumay ô ka m una
Can you stand up for a moment?
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?
pewede Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.
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Related Filipino Words:
puw éde-puw ede hind î puw ede
Related English Words:
can be could could be allowed possible possibly can
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