See also: põder and Põder

AragoneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin potēre, regularization of Latin posse.

VerbEdit

poder

  1. to be able to, can

AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin potēre, regularization of Latin posse.

NounEdit

poder m (plural poderes)

  1. power

VerbEdit

poder

  1. to be able to, can

ConjugationEdit

Impersonal forms
Infinitive poder
Gerund pudiendo
Past participle podíu
Personal forms
yo tu él~elli/-a/-o nosotros/-es~nós vosotros/-es~vós ellos/-es
Indicative Present puedo
pueo
puedes
pues
pue podemos podéis pueden
puen
Imperfect preterite podía podíes podía podíemos~podíamos podíais~podíeis podíen
Perfect preterite pudi pudisti
pudiesti
pudo pudimos
pudiemos
pudistis
pudiestis
pudieron
Pluperfect preterite pudiera~pudiere pudieras~pudieres pudiera~pudiere pudiéramos~pudiéremos pudierais~pudiereis pudieran~pudieren
yo tu él~elli/-a/-o nosotros/-es~nós vosotros/-es~vós ellos/-es
Subjunctive Present pueda
puea
puedas
pueas
pueda
puea
podamos podáis puedan
puean
Imperfect preterite pudiera~pudiere pudieras~pudieres pudiera~pudiere pudiéramos~pudiéremos pudierais~pudiereis pudieran~pudieren
yo tu él~elli/-a/-o nosotros/-es~nós vosotros/-es~vós ellos/-es
Potential Future podré podrás podrá podremos podréis podrán
Conditional podría podríes podría podríamos~podríemos podríais~podríeis podríen
- tu vusté nosotros/-es~nós vosotros/-es~vós vustedes
Imperative pue vamos poder podéi



Bikol CentralEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish poder.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: po‧der
  • IPA(key): /poˈdeɾ/

NounEdit

podér

  1. power, might, force
    Synonyms: puwersa, kapangyarihan
  2. right, authority
    Synonym: awtoridad

See alsoEdit


CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Catalan poder, from Vulgar Latin potēre, regularization of Latin posse.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

poder (first-person singular present puc, past participle pogut)

  1. to be able; can
  2. to be allowed, to be permitted; may

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

NounEdit

poder m (plural poders)

  1. power
  2. ability

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese poder, from Vulgar Latin potēre, regularization of Latin posse.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

poder (first-person singular present podo, first-person singular preterite puiden, past participle podido)

  1. can (to be able)
  2. first-person singular personal infinitive of poder
  3. third-person singular personal infinitive of poder

ConjugationEdit

Further readingEdit

NounEdit

poder m (plural poderes)

  1. power
  2. might
  3. possession

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • poder” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • poder” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • poder” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • poder” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

OccitanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan poder, from Vulgar Latin potēre, regularization of Latin posse.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /puˈðe/ (Lengadocian)
  • IPA(key): /puˈðej/ (Limousin)
  • (file)

VerbEdit

poder

  1. to be able to, can

ConjugationEdit

NounEdit

poder m (plural poders)

  1. power

Old OccitanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin potēre, regularization of Latin posse.

NounEdit

poder m (oblique plural poders, nominative singular poders, nominative plural poder)

  1. power (ability; capability)

VerbEdit

poder

  1. can; be able to

DescendantsEdit

  • Occitan: poder

ReferencesEdit


PortugueseEdit

 
Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pt

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Portuguese poder, from Vulgar Latin potēre, regularization of Latin posse.

PronunciationEdit

 

  • (Northeast Brazil) IPA(key): /poˈde(h)/
    • (without vowel harmony) IPA(key): /pɔˈde(h)/
  • (Rural Central Brazil) IPA(key): /puˈde(ɹ)/
  • Hyphenation: po‧der

VerbEdit

poder (first-person singular present posso, first-person singular preterite pude, past participle podido)

  1. (auxiliary with a verb in the impersonal infinitive) to be able to; can (to have the ability to)
    Eu posso arrumar isso.
    I can fix this.
    Synonym: conseguir
  2. (auxiliary with a verb in the impersonal infinitive) can; to be allowed to (to have the permission to)
    Não podem ficar no pátio.
    You can’t stay in the patio.
  3. (auxiliary with a verb in the impersonal infinitive) can; could (indicates possibility)
    O montanhista podia cair a qualquer momento.
    The climber could fall at any moment.
  4. (auxiliary with a verb in the impersonal infinitive) may; might (indicates possibility but uncertainty)
    Pode ser que eu vá.
    I might go.
  5. (transitive with com) to be able to take on (to be able to defeat or withstand)
    Ninguém pode comigo!
    No one can take me on!
  6. (informal, intransitive) to be allowed
    Comer aqui pode.
    Eating here is allowed.
  7. (informal, intransitive) to be available for a meeting or appointment
    Eu posso terça.
    I'm available on Tuesday.
ConjugationEdit
QuotationsEdit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:poder.

Etymology 2Edit

Nominalization of Etymology 1.

PronunciationEdit

 

  • (Northeast Brazil) IPA(key): /poˈdeh/
    • (without vowel harmony) IPA(key): /pɔˈdeh/
  • (Rural Central Brazil) IPA(key): /puˈdeɹ/
  • Hyphenation: po‧der

NounEdit

poder m (plural poderes)

  1. power (the ability to coerce, influence or control)
    O rei do Reino Unido tem pouco poder.
    The king of the United Kingdom has little power.
  2. (chiefly geopolitics) power (a powerful organization, especially a country)
    Os poderes mundiais se reuniram.
    The world powers got together.
    Synonym: potência
  3. possession; Only used in em poder de
    Synonym: posse
  4. (politics) power (branch of the government)
    Quem lida com isso é o poder judiciário.
    The branch that deals with this is the judiciary.
  5. power (extraordinary quality)
    Essa vacina tem o poder da cura.
    This vaccine has the power of cure.
    Synonym: virtude
  6. (science fiction) power; superpower (supernatural ability)
    Meu poder favorito é o teletransporte.
    My favorite power is teleportation.
    Synonym: superpoder
QuotationsEdit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:poder.


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin potēre, regularization of Latin posse.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /poˈdeɾ/, [poˈð̞eɾ]

NounEdit

poder m (plural poderes)

  1. power, reign
  2. authorization
  3. proxy (written certificate of authority to act for another)

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

poder (first-person singular present puedo, first-person singular preterite pude, past participle podido)

  1. to be able, can
    ¿Puedes acompañarme mañana?
    Could you come with me tomorrow?
    No puedes salir ya que no tienes permiso.
    You can't go out since you're not allowed.
    No puedo hablar francés.
    I can't speak French.
    Podría ayudar si me dejaran.
    I could help you if you would let me.
  2. (El Salvador, colloquial, reflexive) to be familiar with something, or with somebody's personality
    ¿Te podés el número de tu prima?
    Do you know your cousin's phone number?
    Como entrenador, tengo que poderme bien a todos mis jugadores.
    As a coach, I must know my players really well.

Usage notesEdit

This verb is replaced with saber or ser capaz de for use with skills (as in to know how to do something) and omitted when relating to verbs of sense.

Puedes hacerlo.You can do it.
Ella es capaz de nadar. / Ella sabe nadar.She can swim.
Lo veo.I [can] see it.

In the preterite, poder means "to succeed in doing".

Pude hablar con el profesor después de la clase.
I managed to speak with the professor after class.
Podíamos hablar con el profesor cuando quisiéramos.
We could talk to the professor whenever we wanted.

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit


TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish poder.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: po‧der
  • IPA(key): /poˈdeɾ/, [poˈdeɾ]

NounEdit

podér

  1. power
    Synonyms: kapangyarihan, puwersa
  2. authority
    Synonym: awtoridad

Further readingEdit