|may suomeksi||orapihlaja, saada, saattaa, taitaa, voida, Touko, toukokuu|
*: But many times...we give way to passions we may resist and will not.
*: O weary night, O long and tedious night, / Abate thy houres, shine comforts from the East, / That I may backe to Athens by day-light […].
: ux|en|you may smoke outside; may I sit there?
: ux|en|he may be lying; Schrödingers cat may or may not be in the box
: ux|en|may you win; may the weather be sunny
*: May God bless and keep you always / May your wishes all come true / May you always do for others / And let others do for you / May you build a ladder to the stars / And climb on every rung / May you stay forever young
*: How old may Phillis be, you ask.
*: In valleys green and still / Where lovers wander maying
*: - - - I will not send Owens Lily May to the almshouse." "Lily?what?" demanded Mrs. Morley rather sharply, for she was half provoked with what she mentally called Amys whim of keeping the outcast child when she might send it to the asylum. "Lily May," said Amy, smiling. "Her name is Mary, and we called her first Little Mary, and then Little May. But Owen calls her Lily May."
*: Their parents named them June and May because their birthdays occurred in those months. - - - May was like the time of year in which she had been born, changeable, chilly and warm by turns, sullen yet able to know and show loveliness that couldnt last.
*: Its an awkward name: Isamay, pronounced Is-a-may. Isa is my paternal grandmothers name (shortened from Isabel) and May my maternal grandmothers (it comes, somehow, from Margaret). The amalgamation is, as you see, strictly alphabetical. Life, I feel, would have been much easier if they had chosen Maybel.