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Drop the ___ from the verb and add the suffix ___ to make a simple polite command.

Drop ku from the verb and add the suffix ni a simple polite command. Ex: pitani = please go

When you remove the tense and change the final -a- to an -e- the verb carries the meaning of ___.

Should ex: mupite = you should go

Add ___ as the tense and change the final -a- to ___ and it carries the meaning of can.

Add nga as the tense and change the final -a- to -e- and it carries the meaning of can. Ex: mungadye = you can eat / Can you eat?

Add ___ as the tense and change the final -a- to ___ and it carries the meaning of may/can.

Add nga as the tense and change the final -a- to eni and it carries the meaning of may/can. Ex: ndingakuthandizeni = May I help you? / I can help you.

Use ___ or ___ plus the verb to bring the meaning of can/may.

Kutha or kukhoza Ex: nditha kupita "I can go." Mukhoza kubwera "you may come "

___ plus the verb can be conjugated with different tenses. ___ cannot.

Kutha plus the verb can be conjugated with different tenses. Kukhoza cannot. Ex: Kodi, mudzatha kupita mawa? Can you please go tomorrow?