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spleá

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IrishEdit

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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)