AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin sors, sortem.

NounEdit

suerte f (plural suertes)

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

Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

suerte

  1. Alternative form of surete

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈswerte/, [ˈswert̪e]

NounEdit

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
    Esta es mi suerte en la vida, y tengo que aceptarla.This is my lot in life, and I have to accept it.
  3. sort, kind, type
    Synonym: tipo
  4. oracular response
  5. (bullfighting) stage in a bullfight
  6. (Latin America) lottery ticket

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InterjectionEdit

¡suerte!

  1. good luck!

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