wish 英 [wɪʃ] 美 [wɪʃ]
n. 希望；祝福；愿望 v. 祝愿；
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- n. 希望；祝福；愿望
- v. 祝愿；
1. a birthday wish
2. Wish me luck!
3. The genie granted him three wishes.
4. I wish I hadn't eaten so much.
5. It's no use wishing for the impossible.
6. He had no wish to start a fight.
7. Where is he now?’ ‘ I only wish I knew!’
8. I'd rather not talk now.’ ‘ (Just) as you wish.’
- wish (n.) early 14c., "act of wishing," also "what one wishes for," from wish (v.). Cognate with Old Norse osk, Middle Dutch wonsc, Dutch wens, Old High German wunsc, German Wunsch "a wish." Wish fulfillment (1901) translates German wunscherfüllung (Freud, "Die Traumdeutung," 1900).
- wish (v.) Old English wyscan "to wish, cherish a desire," from Proto-Germanic *wunsk- (source also of Old Norse œskja, Danish ønske, Swedish önska, Middle Dutch wonscen, Dutch wensen, Old High German wunsken, German wunschen "to wish"), from PIE root *wen- (1) "to desire, strive for." Related: Wished; wishing. Wishing well as an enchanted water hole attested by 1819.