wish; to wish; to desire; to hope for.
Etymology: from Middle High German wunschen, from Old High German wunsken, wunscen, “to choose, wish, desire”, from Proto-Germanic *wunskijaną, “to wish”, *wunskaz, *wunskō, “wish, desire”, from Proto-Indo-European, *wun-, *wenǝ-, “to wish, love”. Cognate with Dutch wensen, “to wish”, English wish, Danish ønske, “to wish”, Sanskrit वांछ् vanchh, “to want”. Related to German Wonne, “lust, desire”.
[yoyothericecorpse - wishing on a star]