See also: SPA, spa, Spa, Spaa, SpA, spA, spá, śpa, and spáa

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse spá, from Proto-Germanic *spahōną, cognate with Norwegian, Swedish spå. A variant of *spehōną, which is the source of German spähen (to spy) (and, via French, Template:cogien).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /spɔːˀ/, [ˈsb̥ɔˀ]

VerbEdit

spå (past tense spåede, past participle spået)

  1. to predict, forecast, foretell, prophesy

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse spá

VerbEdit

spå (imperative spå, present tense spår, passive spås, simple past spådde, past participle spådd, present participle spående)

  1. to predict, forecast, foretell, prophesy

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse spá, from Proto-Germanic *spahōną, *spēhōną. Related to Latin specere (to see).

VerbEdit

spå (present tense spår, past tense spådde, past participle spådd or spått, passive infinitive spåast, present participle spåande, imperative spå)

  1. to predict, forecast, foretell, prophesy
  2. to warn, bode
  3. to assume

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse spá (to foretell, prophesy), from Proto-Germanic *spahōną, *spēhōną (to observe), from Proto-Indo-European *speḱ- (to look).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

spå (present spår, preterite spådde, supine spått, imperative spå)

  1. to foretell; to tell the future and fortune
  2. to forecast (the weather)

ConjugationEdit

SynonymsEdit

  • (foretell): sia

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WestrobothnianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse spá.

VerbEdit

spå

  1. To practice magic.

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