aza

See also: āža

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NounEdit

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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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese asa ‎(wing, handle), from Vulgar Latin asa, from Latin ansa ‎(handle).

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NounEdit

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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JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

aza

  1. rōmaji reading of あざ

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

aza f (plural azas)

  1. Obsolete spelling of asa
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