pudair

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Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *potēre, for Latin possum, posse. The Latin infinitive potere was formed analogically in post-classical Latin from the present participle, potens, potentis. (4th century, found in the Vetus Latina).

Verb[edit]

pudair

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) to be able (to)
    pos ti nudar?
    can you swim?
    jau poss nudar
    I can swim

Conjugation[edit]

infinitive pudair
gerund pudend
past participle pudì m, pudidas f, pudids m pl, pudidas f pl
person singular plural
first second third first second third
indicative jau ti el/ella/ins nus vus els/ellas
present poss pos po pudain pudais pon
imperfect pudeva pudevas pudeva pudevan pudevas pudevan
conditional pudess pudessas pudess pudessan pudessas pudessan
subjunctive che jau che ti ch'el/ch'ella/ch'ins che nus che vus ch'els/ch'ellas
possia possias possia possian possias possian