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Definition of May


  1. An auxiliary verb qualifyng the meaning of another verb, by expressing: (a) Ability, competency, or possibility; -- now oftener expressed by can.
  2. A maiden.
  3. The fifth month of the year, containing thirty-one days.
  4. The early part or springtime of life.
  5. The flowers of the hawthorn; -- so called from their time of blossoming; also, the hawthorn.
  6. The merrymaking of May Day.

May Quotations

We know what we are, but know not what we may be. - William Shakespeare
We know what we are, but know not what we may be.
William Shakespeare

We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.
Martha Washington

Let my soul smile through my heart and my heart smile through my eyes, that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts.
Paramahansa Yogananda

No matter what you're going through, there's a light at the end of the tunnel and it may seem hard to get to it but you can do it and just keep working towards it and you'll find the positive side of things.
Demi Lovato
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May Translations

may in Afrikaans is kan, mag
may in Afrikaans is Mei
may in Danish is kunne
may in Danish is maj
may in Dutch is mogen
may in Dutch is bloeimaand, mei
may in Finnish is toukokuu
may in Finnish is voida
may in French is mai
may in French is pouvoir
may in Italian is maggio
may in Italian is potere
may in Norwegian is mai
may in Portuguese is possa
may in Portuguese is Maio
may in Spanish is poder
may in Spanish is mayo
may in Swedish is maj
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