ascua

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Galician[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Debated. Perhaps from Proto-Germanic *askǭ (ash, ashes).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ascua f (plural ascuas)

  1. ember
    Synonyms: brasa
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Debated. From azcona, probably from Basque.[2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ascua f (plural ascuas)

  1. (archaic) spear

References[edit]

  • ascua” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • ascua” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. ascua.
  2. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. azcona.

Spanish[edit]

ascuas.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ascua f (plural ascuas)

  1. ember

Derived terms[edit]