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Korean translation of may

may

verb
 
/meɪ/
A2 used to talk about what is possibly true or will possibly happen
아마 -다(추측)
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
-해도 된다 (허락)
May I be excused, please? You may begin.
(Definition of may verb from the Cambridge English-Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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