Asia

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See also: asia, Ásia, Àsia, asía, Asía, and asĩa

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Asia (the Roman province)

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἀσία (Asía), from Mycenaean Greek a-si-wi-ya (aswiyā, Aššuwan) [script?], adjective from Hittite 𒀸𒋗𒉿 (Aššuwa, northwest Anatolia) or Akkadian 𒀀𒋗 (to go out, to rise), a reference to the rising sun, hence "land of the sunrise."

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Asia

  1. A continent located east of Europe, west of the Pacific Ocean, north of Oceania and south of the Arctic Ocean.
  2. (historical) A province of the Roman Empire located in what is now western Turkey.
  3. A female given name of modern usage, from the continent.
    • 1994 Blake Nelson, Girl: A Novel, Simon&Schuster, ISBN 0671897071, page 81
      And Scott Haskell started going out with this sophomore girl called Asia, who was this rich girl from Weston Heights.


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Asturian[edit]

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Asia f

  1. Asia (the continent of Asia)

Galician[edit]

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Asia f

  1. Asia

Indonesian[edit]

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Asia

  1. Asia

Italian[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /ˈazja/, [ˈaː.zi̯a]

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Asia f

  1. (continent) Asia
  2. A female given name

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Asia f (genitive Asiae); first declension

  1. Asia (continent)
  2. Asia (Roman province)

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First declension with locative.

Number Singular
nominative Āsia
genitive Āsiae
dative Āsiae
accusative Āsiam
ablative Āsiā
vocative Āsia
locative Āsiae

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Norwegian[edit]

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Asia

  1. Asia

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Polish[edit]

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Asia f

  1. A diminutive of the female given name Joanna, short form of Joasia.

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Portuguese[edit]

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Asia f

  1. Obsolete spelling of Ásia.

Romanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek Ἀσία (Asia)

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Asia f

  1. Asia

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gender f uncountable
Nom/Acc Asia
Gen/Dat Asiei

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Asia f

  1. Asia

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