aspirin

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the German trademark Aspirin, from acetylierte Spirsäure (literally acetylated spiraeic acid). The trade name Aspirin is a registered trademark in some countries, but has entered the English language in generic usage.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈæspɹɪn/, /ˈæspɪɹɪn/

Noun[edit]

aspirin (countable and uncountable, plural aspirins)

  1. (uncountable, pharmacology) an analgesic drug, acetylsalicylic acid
    Synonyms: acetylsalicylic acid, ASA
    Hypernym: NSAID
    Coordinate terms: Tylenol/tylenol, paracetamol, acetaminophen, ibuprofen, codeine
  2. (countable) a tablet containing this substance

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aspirin

  1. third-person plural present subjunctive form of aspirar
  2. third-person plural imperative form of aspirar

Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

aspirin m

  1. aspirin

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch aspirine.

Noun[edit]

aspirin (plural aspirin-aspirin, first-person possessive aspirinku, second-person possessive aspirinmu, third-person possessive aspirinnya)

  1. aspirin

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aspǐriːn/
  • Hyphenation: a‧spi‧rin

Noun[edit]

aspìrīn m (Cyrillic spelling аспѝрӣн)

  1. aspirin

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