What Nuance Does the Word "May" Have?

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Apr 8, 2017 23:11 English Japanese qusition 英語 日本語 質問
Hi, I'm a super-duper high-school pervert, Akira the Poop-Eater!
It's been a while or glad to see you, you noble ones!

Today, there is a question I'd like to ask you.

What nuance does the word "may" have?
Sacred? Archaic? Or formal?

These are the particular parterns, which are the ones I'm eager to understand.

May the force be with you.
May victory be yours.
May your entire soul shatter.

You have my thanks for your kindness.
May のニュアンスを教えてちょ

超高校級の糞喰い野郎、アキラだよ!
久しぶり! それか初めまして!

今日は皆さんにお聞きしたいことがあるのです。

Mayのニュアンスって何じゃらほい?
神聖な感じなの? 古風な感じ? それともかたい?

このパターンを知りたいんだけどさ。

May the force be with you.
May victory be yours.
May your entire soul shatter.

ご協力に感謝!