See also: espía, espiá, espià, and espiã

CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

espia f (plural espies)

  1. spy

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

espia

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of espiar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of espiar

ItalianEdit

VerbEdit

espia

  1. inflection of espiare:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

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Old SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Gothic *𐍃𐍀𐌰𐌹𐌷𐌰 (*spaiha), from Proto-Germanic *spehōną (to see, look), from Proto-Indo-European *speḱ- (to look)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

espia f (plural espias)

  1. spy
    • c. 1200, Almerich, Fazienda de Ultramar, f. 22v.
      Mando el nŕo ſeńor amoẏſen q́ tremetiesſe eſpias atiera de chanaan por barútar q́ tŕa era
      Our Lord ordered Moses to send spies to the land of Canaan to get a sense of what [kind of] land it was.

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Spanish: espía

PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

espia

  1. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present indicative of espiar
  2. Second-person singular (tu) affirmative imperative of espiar