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Arabic translation of “may”

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may

verb
 
/meɪ/
A2 used to talk about what is possibly true or will possibly happen
هَل مِن المُمْكِن أنْ
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
مايو / آيار
May I be excused, please? You may begin.
(Definition of may verb from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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