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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “may”

may

modal verb (PERMISSION)
允許
    /meɪ/ slightly formal
used to ask or give permission
(用於請求許可或表示允許)可以
A reader may borrow up to six books at any one time .
讀者一次最多可借閱六本書。
"May I help myself to some more food ?" "Yes, of course ."
「我能再要些吃的嗎?」「好的,當然可以。」
Hi, my name's Tiffany. How may I help you?
「你好,我叫蒂芙妮,能幫你做些甚麼嗎?」
→ Compare might modal verbAllowing and permittingPolite expressions
(Definition of may modal verb (PERMISSION) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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