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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Scots spae.

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spae ‎(third-person singular simple present spaes, present participle spaeing, simple past and past participle spaed)

  1. (Scotland) To divine; 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 *speḱ-(to look).

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

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

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