weli

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Pipil[edit]

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weli

  1. (intransitive) to be able, can
    Niweli nitaketza Nawat
    I can speak Nawat (Pipil)
  2. (intransitive) to be possible.
    Ne pula weli mukwa uksituk ush tishkal ush shushuik
    Plantains can be eaten cooked, roasted, or unripe (green)
  3. (intransitive) may, auxiliary of possibility.
    Musta weli wetzi at
    It might rain tomorrow
  4. (intransitive) to know (how to do something, speak a language)
    Niweli semaya chiupichin Nawat
    I know just a little bit of Nawat

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