spéis

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish spéis, from Middle English or Anglo-Norman peis, from Latin pēnsum.

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Noun[edit]

spéis f ‎(genitive singular spéise, nominative plural spéiseanna)

  1. interest (attention, concern)
    spéis aici i mbitheolaíocht.
    She is interested in biology.

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References[edit]

  • spéis” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “spéis” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "spéis" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.