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I can sing

Japanese translation: 歌えます。 or 歌うことができます。

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02:02 Sep 10, 2001
English to Japanese translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: I can sing
I can sing
Jaiganesh,R
Japanese translation:歌えます。 or 歌うことができます。
Explanation:
歌えます (utaemasu) or
歌うことができます (utaukotoga dekimasu)

The latter emphasizes "can sing", but I prefer the former when you respond to a question "Can you sing?"

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SHineno
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Local time: 18:41
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5 +4歌えます。 or 歌うことができます。
SHineno


  

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歌えます。 or 歌うことができます。


Explanation:
歌えます (utaemasu) or
歌うことができます (utaukotoga dekimasu)

The latter emphasizes "can sing", but I prefer the former when you respond to a question "Can you sing?"



SHineno
United States
Local time: 18:41
Native speaker of: Native in JapaneseJapanese
Grading comment
Graded automatically based on peer agreement. KudoZ.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  J_R_Tuladhar: right.
2 hrs

agree  xxxFumiko: It is the difference between, Do you sing or Can you sing. The first implies Do you, and the latter, Can you sing.
4 hrs

agree  M&M Transl
24 days

agree  Eden Brandeis
35 days
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