espiar

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From espia +‎ -ar, or from Vulgar Latin *spiāre, from Gothic or Frankish *spehōn, from Proto-Germanic *spehōną (to see, look), from Proto-Indo-European *spek- (to look).

Verb[edit]

espiar (first-person singular present espio, past participle espiat)

  1. to spy

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *spiāre, from Gothic or Frankish *spehōn, from Proto-Germanic *spehōną (to see, look), from Proto-Indo-European *spek- (to look).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

espiar (first-person singular present indicative espio, past participle espiado)

  1. to spy (to act as a spy)
  2. to peek; to peep

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From espía, or from Vulgar Latin *spiāre, from Gothic or Frankish *spehōn, from Proto-Germanic *spehōną (to see, look), from Proto-Indo-European *spek- (to look).

Verb[edit]

espiar (first-person singular present espío, first-person singular preterite espié, past participle espiado)

  1. to spy.

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: stressed í in certain conjugations; monosyllabic infinitives receive no written accent in certain conjugations.


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