ascian

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin ascius (without shadow), from Ancient Greek ἄσκιος (áskios, without shadow), from ἀ- (a-, not) + σκιά (skiá, shadow)

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ascian (plural ascians or ascii)

  1. person or thing without a shadow
  2. person or thing found close to the Equator

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From Proto-Germanic *aiskōną, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eys-.

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āscian

  1. to demand, seek from
  2. to ask, to enquire
    Hīe āxodon hine hwæt hē wǣre oþþe hū hē faran wolde. They asked him who he was or how he would go. (Ælfric's In Letania Maiore)
  3. to call for, summon; to inquire into
    Ne āsciġe iċ nū ōwiht bi þām bitran dēaðe mīnum. I demand nothing now for my bitter death. (Codex Exoniensis)

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