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Daily Word (18 September 2014)

Hope


 | həʊp |

Definition

  • noun (mass noun)
    • a feeling of expectation and desire for a particular thing to happen
      • [count noun]
      • grounds for believing something good may happen
    • (archaic) a feeling of trust
  • verb (no obj.)
    • want something to happen or be the case
      • [with clause]
    • [with infinitive] intend if possible to do something

Etymology

Late Old English hopa (noun), hopian (verb). Of Germanic origin, related to Dutch hoop (noun), hopen (verb), and German hoffen (verb).

In Other Languages

  • Bahasa Indonesia:
      • harapan (noun)
      • berharap (verb)
  • بهاس ملايو:
    • هارڤن (harapan) (noun)
    • برهارڤ (berharap) (verb)
  • Cebuano: paglaum
  • Deutsch:
    • die Hoffnung (noun)
    • hoffen (verb)
  • Español:
    • la esperanza (noun)
    • esperar (verb)
  • Filipino:
    • inaasahan, pag-asa (noun)
    • umasa, asahan (verb)
  • Français:
    • l’espoir (masc.), l’espérance (fem.) (noun)
    • espérer (verb)
  • 한국어:
    • 기대 (gidae) (noun)
    • 바라다 (balada) (verb)
  •  Italiano:
    • la speranza, le aspettativa (noun)
    • sperare (verb)
  • ភាសាខ្មែរ:
    • សេចក្ដីសង្ឍឹម (sechakdei sa ngthu m) (noun)
    • សង្ឃឹម (sangkhum) (verb)
  •  Latino:
    • spes (noun)
    • spero (verb)
  • မြန်မာဘာသာ:
    • မျှော်လင့်ချက် (noun)
    • မျှော်လင့်သည် (verb)
  •  日本語:
    • 希望 (きぼう) (noun)
    • 願う (ねがう) (verb)
  • ພາສາລາວ:
    • ຄວາມຫວັງ (khuaamvang) (noun)
    • ມຸ້ງຫມາຍ (mungmai) (verb)
  • ภาษาไทย:
    • อากังขา (xākạngk̄hā) (noun)
    • หวัง (H̄wạng) (verb)
  • தமிழ்: நம்புகிறது (nampukiṟatu)
  • Tiếng Việt:
    • kỳ vọng (noun)
    • monghy vọng (verb)
  •  中文:
    • 意願 / 意愿 (Pinyin: yìyuàn) (noun)
    • 希望 (Pinyin: xīwàng) (verb)

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