Translation of "might" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

might

modal verb (PERMISSION) 允许 uk us /maɪt/ UK formal

used as a more polite form of may when asking for permission

(用于请求许可,语气较 may 更婉转)可以,能
Might I ask a question? 我能问个问题吗?
I wonder if I might have a quick look at your newspaper? 我想能否看一下你的报纸?

(Translation of “might modal verb (PERMISSION)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)