esperar

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Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

esperar (first-person singular indicative present espero, past participle esperáu)

  1. to wait
  2. to hope
  3. to expect

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin spērāre, present active infinitive of spērō (hope, expect).

Verb[edit]

esperar (first-person singular present espero, past participle esperat)

  1. to wait, wait for, to await
  2. to hope
  3. to expect

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Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Esperanto esperi.

Verb[edit]

esperar (present tense esperas, past tense esperis, future tense esperos, imperative esperez, conditional esperus)

  1. to hope

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Derived terms[edit]

  • desesperigar (to drive to despair; to dishearten, depress, despond)

Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin spērāre, present active infinitive of spērō (hope, expect)

Verb[edit]

esperar

  1. to hope
  2. to wait

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese esperar, asperar, from Latin spērāre, present active infinitive of spērō (hope, expect), from Proto-Indo-European *speh₁- (to prosper, to turn out well).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˌɨʃ.pɨ.ˈɾaɾ/, /ˌiʃ.pɨ.ˈɾaɾ/, /ʃpɨ.ˈɾaɾ/

Verb[edit]

esperar (first-person singular present indicative espero, past participle esperado)

  1. to hope
    Eu espero que gostes do presente.
    I hope you like the gift.
  2. to wait
    Eu espero por sua resposta.
    I wait for your answer.
  3. to expect, anticipate
    É melhor do que eu esperava.
    It is better than I expected.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin spērāre, present active infinitive of spērō (hope, expect)

Verb[edit]

esperar (first-person singular present espero, first-person singular preterite esperé, past participle esperado)

  1. to hope to (with subjunctive verb form)
  2. to wait to

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