[LMB] : AKICOT:L Latin help, please

Hendon, Alison A.Hendon at BrooklynPublicLibrary.org
Thu Sep 2 15:38:55 BST 2010


> > Knowing nil about Latin, doesn't aspera mean hope?
> > 
> 
> Nope, it means 'effort, force, violence' and other words of that ilk.
> Hope is exspecto or spero, I think.  Mind you, I was useless 
> at Latin at school.
> 
> Carol

Hope is spero.  As in Dum spiro, spero (while I breath, I hope.)

Alison



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