spleá

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish spled ‎(sport, play; boasting, exaggeration; flattery), from Old English pleġa ‎(exercise).

NounEdit

spleá f ‎(genitive singular spleá)

  1. dependence, subservience
  2. obsequiousness, flattery

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • spleách ‎(dependent, subservient; obsequious; sly)