See also: esperá, espéra, espèra, and esperà

AsturianEdit

VerbEdit

espera

  1. third-person singular present indicative of esperar
  2. second-person singular imperative of esperar

CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

espera

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of esperar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of esperar

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

 

  • Rhymes: -ɛɾɐ
  • Hyphenation: es‧pe‧ra

Etymology 1Edit

Deverbal from esperar. From Old Portuguese esperar (to wait; to hope), from Latin spērāre (to hope; to await), from Proto-Indo-European *speh₁- (to prosper, to turn out well).

NounEdit

espera f (plural esperas)

  1. wait (time spent waiting)
  2. ambush (wait for someone in order to attack them)

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

espera

  1. inflection of esperar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /esˈpeɾa/ [esˈpe.ɾa]
  • Rhymes: -eɾa
  • Hyphenation: es‧pe‧ra

NounEdit

espera f (plural esperas)

  1. wait
    sala de esperawaiting room

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

espera

  1. inflection of esperar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Further readingEdit