aspro

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortening.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

aspro (plural aspros)

  1. (Australia, informal) associate professor

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Aragonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

aspro m sg (feminine singular aspra, neuter singular aspro, masculine and neuter plural aspros, feminine plural aspres)

  1. rough

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin asperum, accusative singular of asper (rough), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂esp- (to cut). Compare Spanish and Portuguese áspero (rough), French âpre.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈas.pro/, [ˈäs̪pr̺o̞]
  • Hyphenation: à‧spro

Adjective[edit]

aspro (feminine singular aspra, masculine plural aspri, feminine plural aspre)

  1. sharp, tart (taste)
  2. sour, pungent, bitter
  3. rugged (terrain)
  4. harsh, severe
  5. strict
  6. difficult

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Further reading[edit]

  • aspro1 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • aspro2 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἄσπρον (áspron).

Noun[edit]

aspro m (plural aspros)

  1. a particular Turkish currency; the asper

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