spae

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Scots spae.

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spae ‎(third-person singular simple present spaes, present participle spaeing, simple past and past participle spaed)

  1. (Scotland) To divine, to foretell

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Scots[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Northern Middle English spā, from Old Norse spá ‎(to foretell, prophesy), from Proto-Germanic *spahōną, *spēhōną ‎(to observe), from Proto-Indo-European *speḱ- ‎(to look).

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Verb[edit]

spae ‎(third-person singular present spaes, present participle spaein, past spaed, past participle spaed)

  1. to prophesy, foretell, predict, tell fortunes
  2. to anticipate, wish, have ambitions for

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