utinam

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin utinam.

Noun[edit]

utinam ‎(plural utinams)

  1. (obsolete) A fervent wish.
    • 1646, Thomas Browne, Pseudodoxia Epidemica, I.10:
      now can the Will which hath a power to run into velleities, and wishes of impossibilities, have any utinam of this.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ut + nam.

Adverb[edit]

utinam ‎(not comparable)

  1. if only (I wish that)

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