Common Lexeme


Keywords: discourse

Pronunciation (IPA): hop 
Part of Speech: term noun verb 
Class: noxaj 
Forms: hop, hopys 
Glosses: hope, hopeful, hopefully 


The term 'hop' is borrowed from English and means 'hope'. It has significant overlap with 'jusal', 'want', and can be used much the same way as a verb, but as a noun has a sense more along the lines of the ability to wish for something positive, much like the English word. It is more often used as a noun. The modifier form 'hopys' means 'hopeful' or 'hopefully' and is a popular rhetorical device.

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