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Author Photo by: bullets2002
May 12 2021, 5:11pm CST ~ 1 mo., 5 days ago. 
Question: where do i put puwede
 
i came to the conclusion it should be before the verb in this case but just want to know if i'm right or not, thanksss
 
pwedeng magbasa ako
 
like 'i can read'
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Author Photo MagaaralTagalog
May 12 2021, 7:21pm CST ~ 1 mo., 4 days ago. 
It depends on the sentence.
Puwede before verb: Saan kami puwedeng magbayad? = Where can we pay?
Puwede not before verb: Puwede po dito bumaba? = Can I get off here?
 
There is a total of 94 example sentances from the Tagalog Dictionary on Tagalog.com to help you understand:
www.tagalog.com/dict ionary/word.php?tran slation_entry_id=194
 
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Author Photo SiAko Badge: Native Tagalog Speaker
May 24 2021, 12:26pm CST ~ 3 weeks, 2 days ago. 
Puwede / Pwede ( the latter is the contemporary spelling) rule:
1. Pwedeng + Inf verb + subject
hal: Pwedeng magluto ang nanay mamaya.
Pwedeng lutuin ng nanay ang pansit mamaya.
2. Pwede + pronoun + lig + Inf Verb
hal: Pwede siyang magluto mamaya.
Pwede niyang lutuin ang pansit mamaya.
3. Pwede + particle + pron + lig + Inf verb
hal: Pwede na siyang magluto mamaya.
Pwede na niyang lutuin ang pansit mamaya.
4. Don't forget the Ko, Mo, Ka pron exception : These 3 pronouns precede particles
Pwede + (ko/ mo/ ka) + particle + lig + Inf Verb
hal: Pwede ka nang magluto mamaya.
Pwede mo nang lutuin ang pansit mamaya.
 
Remember there is always the general rule in grammar as there are variations of the rule in the spoken language. Knowing the general position of the word in the sentence could give a better appreciation of the variations. Hope this help.
 
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Author Photo Bituingmaykinang
May 24 2021, 1:13pm CST ~ 3 weeks, 2 days ago. 
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Author Photo nikkidlp
May 25 2021, 10:08am CST ~ 3 weeks, 1 day ago. 
"I can read" is more appropriately translated as "Kaya kong magbasa."
 
Pwede = possibility
Kaya = ability
 
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Author Photo jkos Badge: AdminBadge: SupporterBadge: Serious SupporterBadge: VIP Supporter
May 25 2021, 10:16am CST ~ 3 weeks, 1 day ago. 
"I can read" is more appropriately translated as "Kaya kong magbasa."
 
Yeah, @nikkidlp is correct here. "Puwede" is often better translated as "am (I) allowed" or "may (I)"
 
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