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You are viewing the etymology of hope meaning: (Noun) (Northern England, Scotland) A hollow; a valley, especially the upper end of a narrow mountain valley when it is nearly encircled by smooth, green slopes; a comb.(Northern England, Scotland) A hollow; a valley, especially the upper end of a narrow mountain valley when it is nearly encircled by smooth, green slopes; a comb.. You may also see other English etymologies of hope.
English word hope comes from Proto-Germanic hopōn (hope) which is of unknown origin.

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Hope detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
hopa Old English (ang) Hope.
hopōn Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
hōp Old English (ang)
hope Middle English (enm)
hope English (eng) A feeling of expectation or desire for something to happen.

Words with the same origin as hope

Descendants of *hupō
hopeful hopeless hoping
Descendants of *kāb-
hoop
Descendants of *kewb-
hip hobby hop hopping