suerte

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sors, sortem.

Noun[edit]

suerte f (plural suertes)

  1. luck (something that happens to someone by chance)

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

suerte

  1. Alternative form of surete

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish suerte, from Latin sortem, singular accusative of sors, from Proto-Italic *sortis, from Proto-Indo-European *ser- (to bind).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈswerte/, [ˈswert̪e]

Noun[edit]

suerte f (plural suertes)

  1. luck, fortune
    • 1998, “El Viento”, in Clandestino, performed by Manu Chao:
      Por la frontera / La suerte viene/ La suerte se va
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. lot, fate
  3. sort, kind, type
    Synonym: tipo
  4. oracular response
  5. (bullfighting) stage in a bullfight
  6. (Latin America) lottery ticket

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Interjection[edit]

¡suerte!

  1. good luck!

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