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ascian Explained

Ascian at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Ascian \As"cian\, n.
One of the Ascii.

ascian at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » ascius||lang=la|without shadow, from Inter: etyl » grc Inter: term » ἄσκιος||lang=grc|tr=askios|without shadow|sc=polytonic, from Inter: term » ἀ-||not|tr=a-|lang=grc|sc=polytonic + Inter: term » σκιά||shadow|tr=skia|lang=grc|sc=polytonic

Noun

Inter: en-noun » pl2=ascii
  • person or thing without a shadow
    1. person or thing found close to the Equator

      Anagrams

      * Scania


    Old English

    Alternative forms

    * ācsian, āxian
    • āhsian

      Etymology

      West Inter: etyl » gem-pro|ang Inter: recons » aiskōnan|lang=gem-pro, from Inter: etyl » ine-pro|ang Inter: recons » ais-|lang=ine-pro. Cognate with Old Frisian āskia, Old Saxon ēscon, Old High German eiscōn. The Indo-European root is also the source of Latin aeruscare, Old Armenian Inter: term » այց||tr=aycʿ|lang=xcl, Slavic *jīskātī (Old Church Slavonic искати, Russian искать), Baltic *eiška- (Lithuanian ieškoti).

      Pronunciation

      * Inter: IPA » /ˈɑːskiɑn/|lang=ang

      Verb

      Inter: ang-verb » type=weak|class=2|head=āscian


  • to demand, seek from
    1. to ask, to enquire
    2. : Hwæt me ahsast be þam? Why did you ask me about that? (Ælfric's Colloquy)
    3. to call for, summon; to inquire into
    4. : Ne ascige ic nu owiht bi ðam bitran deaþe minum. I demand nothing now for my bitter death. (Codex Exoniensis)

      Conjugation

      Inter: ang-conj » type=weak|2|āsciġe|āscast|āscaþ|āsciaþ|āscie|āscien|āscode|āscodest|āscode|āscodon|āscode|āscoden|āsce|āsciaþ|āsciende|āscod

      Descendants

      * English: ask


    Translation: et » ascian
    Translation: fr » ascian
    Translation: lt » ascian
    Translation: mg » ascian
    Translation: fj » ascian
    Translation: ta » ascian