espera

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See also: esperá, espéra, espèra, and esperà

Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

espera

  1. third-person singular present indicative of esperar
  2. second-person singular imperative of esperar

Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

espera

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of esperar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of esperar

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from esperar. From Old Portuguese esperar (to wait; to hope), from Latin spērāre (I hope; I await), from Proto-Indo-European *speh₁- (to prosper, to turn out well).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

espera f (plural esperas)

  1. wait (time spent waiting)
  2. ambush (wait for someone in order to attack them)

Verb[edit]

espera

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of esperar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of esperar

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /esˈpeɾa/, [esˈpe.ɾa]

Noun[edit]

espera f (plural esperas)

  1. wait
    sala de esperawaiting room

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

espera

  1. inflection of esperar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

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