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I can in German 🇩🇪

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How to say “I can” in German? “Ich kann”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “ich kann” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on I can in German like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

German Sentences with the Word “I can”

German sentence with “ich kann” English translation for ich kann S

Kannst du das bitte wiederholen?

Can you repeat it please?

Wo kann ich die Kleidung kaufen?

Where can I buy clothes?

ich kann dich nicht hören.

I don’t hear you.

Kann ich mit Marco reden?

Can I speak with Marco?

ich kann Eier kochen.

I can cook eggs.

Du kannst mit mir kommen, wenn du willst.

You can come with me if you want.

Kannst du mir ein Taxi anrufen?

Can you call a taxi for me.

Kannst du zu meinem Haus, kommen um meine Familie zu besuchen?

Can you come to my house to visit my family?

Wo kann ich Wasser kaufen?

Where can I buy water?

Maria kann sie sehen.

Maria can see them

Jennifer kann ihn einen Kuchen kaufen.

Jennifer can buy him a cake

Kann ich in deinem Haus bleiben?

Can I stay at your house?

Kannst du das verbinden?

Can you connect that?

Kannst du danach suchen?

Can you look for that?

ich kann es dir leihen

I can lend it to you

Kann ich im Hause bleiben?

Can I stay in the house?

Ich fühle mich traurig, dass ich nicht kommen kann

I feel sad that I can‘t come

Ich arbeite, damit ich reisen kann

I work so I can travel

Vielleicht kann Mark morgen reisen.

Maybe Mark can travel tomorrow.

Kann ich dir eine Frage stellen?

Can I ask you a question?

ich kann ihn begleiten.

I can accompany him.

ich kann es lösen, wann ich Musik aus der Stadt höre.

I can solve it when I hear music from the village.

Kannst du es heute tun?

Can you make it today?

Sie kann es heute Abend nicht anziehen.

She can’t put it on tonight.

Du hast recht, ich kann es dir nicht sagen.

You are right, I can‘t tell it to you.

Kannst du das wiederholen?

Can you repeat it

Es ist wichtig, dass er teilnehmen kann.

It is important that he can participate.

ich kann dir helfen, um zu packen.

I can help you pack.

Kannst du ihnen Süßigkeiten kaufen?

Can you buy them candy?

Kannst du dich für mich darum kümmern?

Can you take care of it for me?

Ich habe sie ihr gegeben, damit sie spielen kann.

I gave them to her to be able to play.

ich kann nicht das Fenster öffnen und dass ist das problem.

I can‘t open the window and that is the problem.

Wir wussten nicht, dass du das Klavier berühren kannst.

We didn’t know that you could play the piano.

ich kann ihm morgen helfen.

I can help him tomorrow.

Vielleicht kannst du es denen schicken?

Maybe you can send it to them?

Es ist nicht notwendig, es ihr zu sagen, das kann unter uns sein.

It isn’t necessary to tell her, it can be between us.

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Tips to remember the German word:
– “Ich kann” sounds similar to “I can,” which is convenient as the meanings are the same. You can remember it by thinking of “Ich” sounding like “itch” in English, an “itch” you “can” scratch.
– Remember that in German, “ich” means “I,” and “kann” comes from the verb “können,” which means “can” or “to be able to.” You can think of “kann” as “can” with an extra “n.”

– “Ich kann” is the first-person singular present tense of the verb “können,” which means “to be able to” or “can” in English.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– “Ich bin in der Lage” which translates to “I am in the position to.”
– “Ich vermag” which is a more formal or old-fashioned way of saying “I am able to.”

Different Conjugations:
– Infinitive: können (to be able to)
– Present: ich kann (I can), du kannst (you [singular informal] can), er/sie/es kann (he/she/it can), wir können (we can), ihr könnt (you [plural informal] can), sie/Sie können (they/you [formal] can)
– Simple past: ich konnte (I could)
– Present perfect (compound past): ich habe gekonnt (I have been able to)
– Future: ich werde können (I will be able to)
– Conditional: ich würde können (I would be able to)

Examples of sentences that use it:
– “Ich kann Deutsch sprechen.” (I can speak German.)
– “Ich kann heute Abend nicht kommen.” (I can’t come this evening.)
– “Kannst du mir helfen?” (Can you help me?)
– “Er sagte, er kann das Problem lösen.” (He said he can solve the problem.)
– “Wir können morgen anfangen.” (We can start tomorrow.)

Remember that “können” is a modal verb in German and often is used with another verb in the infinitive, which will be placed at the end of the sentence or clause. Modal verbs in German are frequently used and are important to understand as they change the meaning of the sentence significantly.

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