Information about the word can (English → Esperanto: povi)

Part of speechverb
Pronunciation/kæn/
Hyphenationcan
Shavian alphabet𐑒𐑨𐑯

Conjugation

Indicative mood
Present tensePast tense
(I) can(I) could
(thou) canst(thou) couldst
(he) can(he) could
(we) can(we) could
(you) can(you) could
(they) can(they) could
Subjunctive mood
Present tensePast tense
(I) can (I) could
(thou) can(thou) could
(he) can(he) could
(we) can(we) could
(you) can(you) could
(they) can(they) could
Participles
Present participlePast participle
being able tobeen able to

Usage samples

I can do nothing with her.
We cannot have our precious princess unhappy.
As to that I canʹt say.
It could be the worst mass poisoning in history.
We could not find it.

Translations

zmer (ⵣⵎⴻⵔ)
Afrikaanskan; mag
Catalanpoder
Danishkunne
Dutchkunnen
English (Old English)cunnan
Esperantopovi
Faeroesekunna
Finnishvoida
Frenchpouvoir
Germandürfen; können
Italianpotere
Latinposse; potui
Luxemburgishkënnen
Malayboleh
Papiamentopor
Polishmóc
Portuguesepoder; ter a faculdade de
Romanianputea
Russianмочь
Saterland Frisiankonne
Spanishpoder
Sranankan; man
Swahili‐weza
Swedishgitta; må; mäkta; orka
Thaiเป็น; ได้
West Frisiankinne