spes

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Icelandic[edit]

Adjective[edit]

spes

  1. special, often in an odd way
    Vinkona þín var svakalega spes.
    Your friend was really special.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *spēs, from Proto-Indo-European *speh₁s (prosperity).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

spēs f (genitive speī); fifth declension

  1. hope
  2. expectation

Inflection[edit]

Fifth declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative spēs spēs
genitive speī spērum
dative speī spēbus
accusative spem spēs
ablative spē spēbus
vocative spēs spēs

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers