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lujvo p1 expects p2 (event); p1 expects p2 to happen. p2 is likely. It has high probability. Cf. pacna, sorpa'a, sotpa'a.
lujvo p1 hopes for p2 (event); p1 hopes that p2 happens. p2 is possible and has medium probability. Cf. pacna, sotpa'a, sojypa'a.
lujvo p1 wishes for p2 (event); p1 wishes that p2 happened. p2 is unlikely. It has low probability. Cf. pacna, sorpa'a, sojypa'a.
gismu rafsi: pa'a x1 hopes/wishes for/desires x2 (event), expected likelihood x3 (0-1); x1 hopes that x2 happens. Also: x1 is hopeful of x2; x2 will hopefully occur, as hoped for by x1; the value of x3 is a subjective estimate of likeliness according to x1, and is the basic determinant of whether pacna means 'hope' or 'wish' or 'expect': hoping for objects/states with negligible expectation is "wishing"; if the state is plausibly likely, it is "hoping"; when the probability is subjectively near 1, the attitude is described as "expecting"; the value will usually be expressed using inexact numbers ("li piso'u" to "li piro"); wish (= sotpa'a), hope (= sorpa'a), expect (= sojypa'a). See also djica.