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Sentence

Darf ich gehen?

Translation

May I go?



Analysis


darf
     v. first and third person present of dürfen.
     dürfen
          v. (auxiliary, infinitive replaces past participle) To be allowed (to do something); to be permitted (to do something); may.
          v. (intransitive or transitive, past participle as above) To be allowed or permitted to do something implied or previously stated; may.
          v. (subjunctive present, modal auxiliary verb) Expresses that something is estimated or probable.
ich
     pron. I
gehen
     v. (intransitive) to go, to walk
     v. to walk (some distance); to go (some distance) by foot
     v. (intransitive) to leave
     v. (intransitive) to leave, to take off (airplane, train)
     v. (impersonal, intransitive) to be going; to be alright; indicates how the dative object fares
     v. (colloquial, intransitive) to be possible
     v. (colloquial, intransitive) to work, to function (of a machine, method or the like)
     v. (colloquial, intransitive) to be in progress; to last
     v. (regional or dated, impersonal, intransitive, with “auf” followed by a time) to approach; to be going (on some one)




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