aza

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See also: aza-, -aza, and āža

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

aza ‎(uncountable)

  1. (chemistry) Used attributively for a nitrogen atom substituted for a carbon atom within a ring
    • 2003, Heinrich Zollinger, Color Chemistry [1], ISBN 3906390233, page 73:
      "However, aza N-atoms (~N=) have to be counted, if they replace methine groups in the chain."

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Portuguese asa(wing, handle), from Vulgar Latin asa, from Latin ansa(handle). Compare the doublet asa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aza f ‎(plural azas)

  1. (proscribed) Synonym of á (wing)
    • 1955, Celso Emilio Ferreiro, O soño sulagado, Akal editor, page 40:
      e nós, os homes, nunca tivemos azas.
      and we men never had wings.

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

aza

  1. Romaji transcription of あざ

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

aza f (plural azas)

  1. Obsolete spelling of asa