aspa

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Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

aspa

  1. indefinite genitive plural of ösp

Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

aspa m ‎(genitive singular aspa, nominative plural aspaí)

  1. Alternative form of haspa ‎(hasp)

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

aspa f

  1. genitive singular of asp ‎(asp)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
aspa n-aspa haspa t-aspa
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

aspa m, f

  1. definite feminine singular of asp

Portuguese[edit]

Santo André crucificado numa aspa. (Saint Andrew crucified on a crux decussata.)
Aspa marcando um cruzamento de ferrovia. (Saint Andrew’s cross marking a level crossing.)

Etymology[edit]

From Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐍃𐍀𐌰 ‎(haspa).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aspa f (plural aspas)

  1. crux decussata (an X-shaped cross, used to crucify people)
  2. Saint Andrew’s cross (any X-shaped symbol)
  3. (heraldry) saltire (ordinary in the shape of an X)
  4. (typography) quotation mark; inverted comma (the character , or ')
  5. (typography, in the plural) quotation marks (the characters «» or “”)
  6. an animal’s horn
  7. sail (blade of a windmill)

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: as‧pa

Noun[edit]

aspa f ‎(plural aspas)

  1. cross, St. Anthony's cross.
  2. blade in windmills or wind turbines.
  3. z-shaped figure.
  4. spool, reel (yarn)
  5. wheel.
  6. vane, sail (of windmill)
  7. (mining) intersection of two veins.
  8. (South America) horn
  9. (heraldry) saltire.
  10. hasp.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The feminine noun aspa is like other feminine nouns starting with a stressed a sound in that it takes the definite article el (normally reserved for masculine nouns) in the singular when there is no intervening adjective:
el aspa
  • However, if an adjective intervenes between the article and the noun, the article reverts to la.

Verb[edit]

aspa

  1. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of aspar.
  2. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of aspar.