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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “might”

might

modal verb (PERMISSION)
允許
    /maɪt/ UK formal
used as a more polite form of may when asking for permission
(用於請求許可,語氣較 may 更婉轉)可以,能
Might I ask a question?
我能問個問題嗎?
I wonder if I might have a quick look at your newspaper?
請問我能否看一下你的報紙?
Making appeals and requests
(Definition of might modal verb (PERMISSION) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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