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  • Verb мочь
  • Noun мочь

мочь

verb
very often used word (#24)

Translation

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  • 1.
    be able, can

    be able

    Also: can

Also

Editing translations: Please do not include annotations (e.g. "medicine" or "colloquially") or hints of usage (e.g. "[Acc.]").
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A good example is ручка which looks like
1. pen, ballpoint
2. handle, knob, grip
3. arm
4. arm rest

Usage Info

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Imperative

singular моги́
plural моги́те

Accents: Mark the accent with a ' character behind the vowel, e.g. ру'чки. Leave out the stress when it is unambiguous, which is when the word contains ё or only one vowel (the vowels are а, я, э, е, ы, и, о, ё, у and ю).

Past

male мо́г
female могла́
neuter могло́
plural могли́

Accents: Mark the accent with a ' character behind the vowel, e.g. ру'чки. Leave out the stress when it is unambiguous, which is when the word contains ё or only one vowel (the vowels are а, я, э, е, ы, и, о, ё, у and ю).

Present / Future

Note: Stress change

я могу́
ты мо́жешь
он/она́/оно́ мо́жет
мы мо́жем
вы мо́жете
они́ мо́гут

мочь

noun, female, inanimate
very often used word (#24)

Translation

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  • 1.
    power, might

    power

    Also: might

Also

Editing translations: Please do not include annotations (e.g. "medicine" or "colloquially") or hints of usage (e.g. "[Acc.]").
Separate translations by commata. New major meaning should get a new line entry.

A good example is ручка which looks like
1. pen, ballpoint
2. handle, knob, grip
3. arm
4. arm rest

Usage Info

Enter free text here about how to use this word, when to use it or whatever should be known by learners.

Declension

singular
plural
nom. nominative мо́чь мо́чи
gen. genitive мо́чи мо́чей
dat. dative мо́чи мо́чам
acc. accusative мо́чь мо́чи
inst. instrumental мо́чью мо́чами
prep. prepositional мо́чи мо́чах

Editing declensions: If there are two forms for a word, please separate them by a comma.

Accents: Mark the accent with a ' character behind the vowel, e.g. ру'чки. Leave out the stress when it is unambiguous, which is when the word contains ё or only one vowel (the vowels are а, я, э, е, ы, и, о, ё, у and ю).

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