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Definition of May

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

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

Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star. - W. Clement Stone
Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.
W. Clement Stone

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path. - Buddha
No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.
Buddha
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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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