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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish sprecaid(reproves, rebukes; wakes, rouses, urges).

VerbEdit

spreag ‎(present analytic spreagann, future analytic spreagfaidh, verbal noun spreagadh, past participle spreagtha)

  1. urge, incite
  2. arouse, inspire
  3. prompt, encourage
  4. (literary) rebuke, reprove

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ReferencesEdit

  • "spreag" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • sprecaid” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.