ojalá

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic وشاء الله ("and may God will it"). Compare English inshallah, Portuguese oxalá, Maltese jalla.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ojalá

  1. hopefully (I hope that)

Interjection[edit]

ojalá

  1. I hope so; let’s hope so
  2. God willing
  3. I hope (that); let’s hope (that) (followed by present subjunctive)
  4. God grant (that) (followed by present subjunctive)
  5. let's hope that
  6. I wish (when used to refer to past events)