"a vrea"

Translation:to want

July 19, 2017



Is the pronunciation here incorrect or are you supposed to barely here an 'a' after the 'e'?


It is correct. But you ar supposed to hear a demivowel (I don't really know if that exists in English. I think it would be similar to a short vowel) and a is the longer vowel.


DL dropdown menu shows "wish" as an option. But, "wish = "dori" and "veau" = "want".


The verbs "a dori" and "a vrea" have the same meaning, with the former more formal than the latter.

However, please keep in mind that "a dori" has, in addition, a reflexive form in the dative case, meaning "to wish for": Eu îmi doresc; Tu îți dorești; El/ea își dorește; Noi ne dorim; Voi vă doriți; Ei/ele își doresc. There is no equivalent in this respect for "a vrea".


It seems so. I listen to Romanian videos and the e is fleeting.

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