ascuți

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Vulgar Latin root *excotīre, from Classical Latin cōs, cōtis (whetstone). Compare cute and cuțit (knife). Was also possibly influenced by Vulgar Latin *acutiāre, from acūtus. Compare Italian aguzzare, Spanish aguzar. Another theory suggests the root *exacutīre, from exacūtus (sharpened, stimulated), from acūtus.

Verb[edit]

a ascuți (third-person singular present ascute, past participle ascuțit4th conj.

  1. to sharpen (literally and figuratively)
  2. to grind, whet, strop.

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]