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See also: espié and espíe

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Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

See the verb espier. Compare also Italian spia, Spanish espía.

NounEdit

espie m (oblique plural espies, nominative singular espies, nominative plural espie)

  1. spy
    • circa 1170, Wace, Le Roman de Rou:
      Dez ke Richart le sout, un espie enveia
      Saveir u Thiebaut ert, e combien gent il a.
      As soon as Richard knew about it, he sent a spy
      to know where Thibalt was, and how many people he had with him.

DescendantsEdit

  • English: spy (borrowed)

PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

espie

  1. First-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of espiar
  2. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present subjunctive of espiar
  3. Third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of espiar
  4. Third-person singular (você) negative imperative of espiar