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EtymologyEdit

Old Irish spledach (flattering), from spled (boasting, exaggeration; flattery); synchronically analyzable as spleá (dependence, subservience; obsequiousness, flattery) +‎ -ach

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AdjectiveEdit

spleách (genitive singular feminine spleáiche, plural spleácha, comparative spleáiche)

  1. dependent, subservient (ar (to))
  2. obsequious (le (towards))
  3. sly
  4. (grammar) dependent

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