Romance Languages Verb Conjugations: Be able to / Can

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Infinitive pouvoir potere poder
Present peux posso puedo
peux puoi puedes
peut può puede
pouvons possiamo podemos
pouvez potete podéis
peuvent possono pueden
Imperfect pouvais potevo podía
pouvais potevi podías
pouvait poteva podía
pouvions potevamo podíamos
pouviez potevate podíais
pouvaient potevano podían
Future pourrai potrò podré
pourras potrai podrás
pourra potrà podrá
pourrons potremo podremos
pourrez potrete podréis
pourront potranno podrán
Conditional pourrais potrei podría
pourrais potresti podrías
pourrait potrebbe podría
pourrions potremmo podríamos
pourriez potreste podríais
pourraient potrebbero podrían
Subjunctive puisse possa pueda
puisses possa puedas
puisse possa pueda
puissions possiamo podamos
puissiez possiate podáis
puissent possano puedan
Imperfect Subjunctive pusse potessi pudiera
  pusses potessi pudieras
  pût potesse pudiera
  pussions potessimo pudiéramos
  pussiez poteste pudierais
  pussent potessero pudieran
Past Definite / Preterite pus potei; potetti pude
pus potesti pudiste
put poté; potette pudo
pûmes potemmo pudimos
pûtes poteste pudisteis
purent poterono; potettero pudieron
Present Participle pouvant potendo podiendo
Past Participle pu potuto podido
Auxiliary Verb avoir avere / essere haber


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