asperum

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Neuter substantive of asper (harsh).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

asperum n (genitive asperī); second declension

  1. an uneven, rough, harsh place or landscape
  2. (especially in the plural) adversity, difficulties
    Per aspera ad astra.
    Through hardships to the stars.

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative asperum aspera
Genitive asperī asperōrum
Dative asperō asperīs
Accusative asperum aspera
Ablative asperō asperīs
Vocative asperum aspera

DescendantsEdit

  • Galician: áspero
  • Italian: aspro
  • Portuguese: áspero
  • Spanish: áspero

ReferencesEdit

  • asper in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • asper in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette