Übersetzung von “may” — Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch


verb uk /meɪ/ us /meɪ/

A2 used to talk about what is possibly true or will possibly happen

There may be other problems that we don’t know about.
I think I may have a cold.

B1 formal used when you ask if you can do something or say that someone can do something

May I be excused, please?
You may begin.


noun uk /meɪ/ us /meɪ/

A1 the fifth month of the year


(Übersetzung von “may” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)


/mei/ (negative short form mayn’t /ˈmeiənt/)

to have the permission to

You may go home now.

used to express a possibility in the present or future

poder, ser posible
He may be here, I don’t know.

used to express a wish

May you live a long and happy life.
may as well

might as well.

más vale que
may have

used to express a possibility in the past

es posible que
He may have been here, but we cannot be sure.

(Übersetzung von “may” aus dem PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)