Asian
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Asian(
ey
-
zhihn
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (of Asian origin)
a. asiático
Do you like Asian food? - Yes, especially sushi and edamame.¿Te gusta la comida asiática? - Sí, en especial, el sushi y el edamame.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (from Asia)
a. el asiático
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la asiática
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
In this country, there are more Asians than Africans.En este país, hay más asiáticos que africanos.
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Asian
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el asiático(a)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
la asiático(a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (person from indian sub-continent) (United Kingdom)
a. persona de la India, Paquistán o Bangladesh
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (general)
a. asiático(a)
4. (from indian sub-continent) (United Kingdom)
a. de la India, Paquistán o Bangladesh
Asian Americanamericano(a) de origen asiático
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Asian [ˈeɪʃn]
adjective
asiático
Asian flu gripe (f) asiática
noun
asiáticoaasiática (m) (f);a asiática
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asían they grabbed
The word asían is the imperfect form of asir in the third person plural. See the full asir conjugation.
asir
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asir(
ah
-
seer
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to seize)
a. to grab
La madre asió la mano del niño antes de cruzar la calle.The mother grabbed her son's hand before crossing the street.
b. to take hold of
Mi vecino asió la puerta del ascensor para que yo pudiera pasar.My neighbor took hold of the elevator door so that I could enter.
c. to grasp
El bebé asió el biberón con una fuerza impresionante.The baby grasped the feeding bottle with impressive strength.
asirse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
2. (to seize)
a. to grab hold of
Se asió a las agarraderas del autobús para no caerse.She grabbed hold of the bus straps so that she wouldn't fall.
b. to cling
Asirse a una idea irrealizable solo resultará en la desilusión.Clinging to an impossible idea will only bring you disappointment.
c. to grab
El mono se asió a la pierna del cuidador y no quería soltarla.The monkey grabbed the zookeeper's leg and didn't want to let go.
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asir
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to grasp, to take hold of
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
2. (también fig)
a. to cling
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asir (tiempo presente como salir)
transitive verb
to grasp; take hold of;con with;de by
ir asidos del brazo to walk along arm-in-arm
intransitive verb
(Botánica) to take root
pronominal verb
asirse to take hold
asirse a o de (agarrarse) to seize; asirse de (aprovecharse) to avail o.s. of (formal); take advantage of; asirse con algn to grapple with sb
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Phrases with "Asian"
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Asian food
la comida asiática
I am Asian
soy asiático
Asian people
asiáticos
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