Asturian

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Asturian edition of Wiktionary
See also: asturian

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PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /æsˈtʊə.ɹi.ən/, /əˈstjʊə.ɹi.ən/
  • (US) IPA(key): /æsˈtʊɹ.i.ən/, /əˈstʊɹ.i.ən/

AdjectiveEdit

Asturian (comparative more Asturian, superlative most Asturian)

  1. Of or pertaining to the region of Asturias in Spain.
    • 1878, Charlotte Mary Yonge, The story of the Christians and Moors of Spain, page 86
      This gave time to many families to escape; and Bermudo even carried away the bodies of his predecessors to the old refuge in the Asturian hills.
  2. Of or pertaining to the Asturian language.
    • 2002, M. Teresa Turell, Multilingualism in Spain, page 167
      The winning entry was a poem written in Asturian, one of the first such in Asturian literature.

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Asturian (plural Asturians)

  1. A native of Asturias in northern Spain.
    • 2000, Richard Sterling & Allison Jones, Spain (Lonely Planet; World Food), page 145
      To this day the Asturians say to each other "Have a care. Asturias is Spain. The rest is Araby."

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Asturian

  1. A Romance language spoken in Asturias, Spain.
    • 2002, M. Teresa Turell, Multilingualism in Spain, page 167
      The winning entry was a poem written in Asturian, one of the first such in Asturian literature.
    • 2007, Paolo Coluzzi, Minority language planning and micronationalism in Italy, page 272
      In Asturias/Asturies 18.3% of the respondents said they spoke Asturian always or most of the time with friends []

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