Last modified on 7 November 2014, at 01:28

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Scots spae.

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spae

  1. (Scotland) To divine, to foretell

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EtymologyEdit

From Northern Middle English spā, from Old Norse spá (to foretell, prophesy), from Proto-Germanic *spahōną, *spēhōną (to observe), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)peḱ- (to look).

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tae spae (third-person singular simple present spaes, present participle spaein, simple past spaed, past participle spaed)

  1. to prophesy, foretell, predict, tell fortunes
  2. to anticipate, wish, have ambitions for

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