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Detailed Translations for may from English to French


to may verb (may, might)

  1. to may (be allowed to; have permission)
    pouvoir; avoir la permission
    • pouvoir verb (peux, peut, pouvons, pouvez, )
  2. to may (be able)
    • pouvoir verb (peux, peut, pouvons, pouvez, )
  3. to may (be on leave; be allowed to; have permission)

Conjugations for may:

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simple past
  1. might
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1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for may:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
pouvoir authorities; authority; capacity; command; competence; control; dominion; establishment; force; mandate; mastery; power; qualification; right of say; rule; strength; warrant
- Crataegus laevigata; Crataegus oxycantha; English hawthorn; whitethorn
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
avoir la permission be allowed to; have permission; may
pouvoir be able; be allowed to; have permission; may be able
être en congé be allowed to; be on leave; have permission; may

Synonyms for "may":

  • May; Gregorian calendar month
  • whitethorn; English hawthorn; Crataegus laevigata; Crataegus oxycantha; hawthorn; haw

Related Definitions for "may":

  1. thorny Eurasian shrub of small tree having dense clusters of white to scarlet flowers followed by deep red berries; established as an escape in eastern North America1

Wiktionary Translations for may:

  1. the hawthorn bush or its blossom
  1. have permission to
  1. Supposition ou possibilité
  2. Concession
  1. Être capable, avoir la faculté, être en état de
  1. Souhait

Cross Translation:
may pouvoir dürfenModalverb (mit Infinitiv): die Erlaubnis haben, etwas zu tun
may que mögenim Konjunktiv I: Einleitung einer Aufforderung, oft als Paraphrase für den im Deutschen fehlenden Imperativ in der dritten Person

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