yesca

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Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

yesca f (plural yesques)

  1. Alternative form of esca

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish yesca, iesca, from Latin ēsca. Doublet of esca. Compare Portuguese isca.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (everywhere but Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈʝeska/, [ˈɟ͡ʝes.ka]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /ˈʃeska/, [ˈʃeh.ka]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈʒeska/, [ˈʒeh.ka]

Noun[edit]

yesca f (plural yescas)

  1. tinder
    arder como si fuera yescato burn like tinder

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