- v. 说话（speak的过去式）；为…装轮辐；说；演说；从某种观点来说
- n. （车轮的）辐条；轮辐；破坏某人的计划；阻挠某人的行动；刹车；扶梯棍
来自古英语 spaca,辐条，轮辐，来自 Proto-Germanic*spaikon,杆，可能来自 PIE*spei,尖刺， 词源同 spike,spire,spit.
- spoke: [OE] Like its relatives German speiche and Dutch speek, spoke goes back to prehistoric Germanic *spaikōn. This was derived from the base *spaik-, *speik-, which also produced English spike.
- spoke (n.)
- "radius of a wheel," Old English spaca "spoke of a wheel, radius," related to spicing "large nail," from Proto-Germanic *spaikon (cognates: Old Saxon speca, Old Frisian spake, Dutch spaak, Old High German speicha, German speiche "spoke"), of uncertain origin, probably from PIE *spei- "sharp point" (see spike (n.1)).
- 1. The President spoke of the treacherous intentions of the enemy.
- 2. Secret Service officer Robin Thompson spoke on behalf of his colleagues.
- 3. She looked him full in the face as she spoke.
- 4. On their way back to Marseille they spoke very little.
- 5. He spoke no English and was completely silent during the visit.
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