así

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Galician[edit]

Adverb[edit]

así

  1. so, thus

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Spanish[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin sīc, probably through a compound ad sīc. Cognates include (yes). Compare Portuguese assim, Catalan així, French ainsi, Italian così, Romanian așa.

Adverb[edit]

así

  1. like this; like that; as such; thus; so; thereby; this way, that way
    ¡Así se hace! Lo hiciste genial.Way to go! You did great. (literally, “That's how it's done!”)
    Si no paras de hablar así, vas a hacerme llorar.
    If you don't stop talking like that, you're going to make me cry.
  2. (followed by a subjunctive clause) Used to express wishes of misfortune against someone, or to cast a spell
    ¡Así reciba un dolor de cabeza!
    Even if he gets a headache!
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

así

  1. First-person singular (yo) preterite indicative form of asir.

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