esperi

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esperi

  1. First-person singular present subjunctive form of esperar.
  2. Third-person singular present subjunctive form of esperar.
  3. Third-person singular imperative form of esperar.

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From French espérer (to hope), Spanish esperar

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esperi (present esperas, past esperis, future esperos, conditional esperus, volitive esperu)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to hope
    • 1907, Henri Vallienne, Kastelo de Prelongo, ch. 1:
      Mi esperas, ke li ne preterlasis la vagonaron.
      I hope he didn't miss the train.
    • 1910, L. L. (tr.) Zamenhof, Marta, Paris: Librairie Hachette, translation of original by Eliza Orzeszkowa, page 67:
      Mi esperas, ke mi mem min helpos.
      I hope I can help myself.
    • (Can we date this quote?) Donald J. (tr.) Harlow, Fiereco kaj antaŭjuĝemo[1], translation of Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, chapter 34:
      Ĉu vi supozus, ke mi ĝojos pri la malnobleco de viaj parencoj? — gratulos min, ke mi esperas parencojn, kies vivkondiĉoj estas tiom definitive sub la miaj?
      Could you expect me to rejoice in the inferiority of your connexions? — to congratulate myself on the hope of relations, whose condition in life is so decidedly beneath my own?

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