can can could verb முடியும் , கூடும்

to be able to or to know how to do something.

  • She can touch her toes.
  • Can I use your phone?
  • Can I help you?
  • Can you help me?
  • Can You Say It Again?
    Juice cans with two types of opening tabs

    cans noun

  • Can You Speak Slowly?

can cans noun
a metal container used for preserving food or drink.

can கெண்டி , தகரக் குவளை
can : தகர டப்பி , குவளை ;
can : முடியும் , கூடும் ;
Can – தகுதிவாய்ந்திரு , தேவையான ஆற்றல் பெற்றிரு , தெரிந்திரு , திறமை பெற்றிரு .
Can – பிடியுள்ள தகரக்குவளை , புகைப்போக்கியின் தகர மேல்மூடி , பழம்-இறைச்சி இவற்றை இறுகமூடி வைக்கப் பயன்படும் தகரக்கலம் , நீர்க்குவளை , தகரங்களிற் பாதுகாப்பிற்காக வை
can 1 modal verb

The negative form of can is cannot or can’t: She can’t swim. The past tense of can is could: We could see the sea from our hotel room. The future tense of can is will be able to: You will be able to see it if you stand on this chair.
1to be able to do something; to be strong enough, clever enough, etc. to do something:

She can speak three languages.
Can you ski?
2to be possible or likely to happen:

It can be very cold in the mountains in winter.
3a word that you use with verbs like‘see’, ‘hear’, ‘smell’ and ‘taste’:

I can smell something burning.
‘What’s that noise?’ ‘I can’t hear anything.’
4to be allowed to do something:

You can go now.
Can I have some more soup, please?
The doctor says she can’t go back to school yet.
5a word that you use when you ask somebody to do something:

Can you tell me the time, please?

Look at the note at modal verb.

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