spero

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spero

  1. first-person singular present indicative of sperare

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Proto-Indo-European *spē-, *sph- (to prosper, to turn out well), (compare Hittite [script?] (ispai)[script?], Avestan [script?] (spənvat-)[script?], Sanskrit स्फायते (sphā́yatē, to grow fast), Baltic *spě, Slavic *spējō, Tocharian B ?spāw- (to subside, run dry)).

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present active spērō, present infinitive spērāre, perfect active spērāvī, supine spērātum

  1. I hope, expect
    • Spero ut pacem habeant semper
      I hope that they may always have peace.
  2. I await, anticipate
  3. I fear, am apprehensive
  4. I assume, suppose

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