esperanza

See also: Esperanza and esperanzá

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

esperanza (uncountable)

  1. yellow bells, Tecoma stans

SynonymsEdit


AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

esperar +‎ -anza, or from Vulgar Latin spērantia, from Latin spērāns.

NounEdit

esperanza f (plural esperances)

  1. hope

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /espeˈɾanθa/, [es.peˈɾãn̟.θa]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /espeˈɾansa/, [es.peˈɾãn.sa]
  • Hyphenation: es‧pe‧ran‧za

Etymology 1Edit

esperar +‎ -anza, or from Vulgar Latin spērantia, from Latin spērāns. Compare Portuguese esperança, Italian speranza, French espérance.

NounEdit

esperanza f (plural esperanzas)

  1. hope
  2. expectation, expectancy
Derived termsEdit
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Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

esperanza

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of esperanzar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of esperanzar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of esperanzar.