håpe

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German hopen, of unknown origin, compare German hoffen and Old Norse hopast. Akin to Old English hopian, English hope, Danish håbe and Swedish hoppas.

Verb[edit]

Or

  1. hope, to have hope
    Jeg håper jeg gjorde det bra på matteprøven = I hope I did okay on the maths test
  2. trust (in formal situations)
    Jeg håper De har hatt det hyggelig her = I trust that you have enjoyed your stay here

Synonyms[edit]

aspirere, imøtese, lite, stole, vone

Derived terms[edit]

  • Håpe på det beste = hope for the best
  • Både håpe og tro = (both) hope and expect
  • Håpe i det lengste = hope against hope
  • Håpe på noe = hope for something

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

håpe (present tense håpar/håper, past tense håpa/håpte, past participle håpa/håpt, passive infinitve håpast, present participle håpande, imperative håpe/håp)

  1. Alternative form of håpa