Origin of ojala

William C1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Origin of ojala

What is the infinitive of this verb. Ojala means is translated here as "I wish". What is the translation of "He wishes, you wish, we wish and they wish" for this verb
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InmaKwiziq team member
Hola William Ojalá is an invariable word that comes from the Arabic and is usually translated into "I wish..." or as "God willing", as it expresses hope and wish. It is not a verb so it doesn't conjugate. Ojalá is always followed by the subjunctive. I hope it clarified your doubt. Inma
InmaKwiziq team member
Here is a specific lesson on Ojalá so you can see more examples (bear in mind this lesson is only dealing with the present subjunctive not the imperfect subjunctive though) Using ojalá + El Presente de Subjuntivo to express hope (present subjunctive)
William C1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor
Yes, it did. Thank you.
EmanuelB2Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

It comes from "In Shá' Alláh". It even sound similarly as the h in Allah is not usually pronounced.

Origin of ojala

What is the infinitive of this verb. Ojala means is translated here as "I wish". What is the translation of "He wishes, you wish, we wish and they wish" for this verb

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