asp

EnglishEdit

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PronunciationEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

From Latin aspis ‎(asp, viper; shield), aspidis, from Ancient Greek ἀσπίς ‎(aspís, shield; Egyptian cobra Naja haje)

NounEdit

asp ‎(plural asps)

  1. (archaic) A water snake.
  2. A venomous viper native to southwestern Europe (Vipera aspis).
  3. The Egyptian cobra (Naja haje)
  4. A type of European fish (Aspius aspius).
TranslationsEdit
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Etymology 2Edit

Shortening of aspen

NounEdit

asp ‎(plural asps)

  1. An aspen tree.
    • 1997, B. Franklin Cooling, Fort Donelson's Legacy (page 233)
      Having decimated groves of cedar, quaking asps, weeping willows, poplars, and fruit trees on the last day of January, Alva C. Griest of the Seventy-second Indiana believed he "was doing wrong all the time we were at it."

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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin aspis ‎(asp, viper; shield), aspidis, from Ancient Greek ἀσπίς ‎(aspís, shield; Egyptian cobra).

NounEdit

asp f ‎(genitive singular aspa, nominative plural aspanna)

  1. asp

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
asp n-asp hasp t-asp
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse ǫsp, ösp

NounEdit

asp f, m ‎(definite singular aspa or aspen, indefinite plural asper, definite plural aspene)

  1. alternative form of osp

ReferencesEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse ǫsp, from Proto-Germanic *aspǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *Hosp- ‎(aspen, poplar).

NounEdit

asp c

  1. Aspen; a type of poplar tree. (Populus tremula)
  2. A type of fish. (Aspius aspius)
  3. An African snake. (Vipera aspis)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of asp
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative asp aspen aspar asparna
Genitive asps aspens aspars asparnas
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