spás

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See also: spas, spaś, spås, špás, Spaß, and spa's

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish spás, from Middle English space, from Old French espace, from Latin spatium.

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Noun[edit]

spás m (genitive singular spáis, nominative plural spásanna)

  1. space (physical extent in two or three dimensions; area beyond atmosphere of planets; personal freedom; bounded or specific physical extent; gap between written characters, lines etc.; a gap, an empty place; piece of type used to separate words; set of points)

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Further reading[edit]

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