asina

Definitions

  • adv., interj. Just like this/that, thus, in this manner. Such, even if.

Example Sentences

  • "How do you do that?" "Asina."

Languages of Origin

  • Ladino

Etymology

  • Asina was used in old Castillian Spanish up to the 17th Century when the ending "na" was dropped and the resulting word, así, came to be used in modern Spanish.

    • Who Uses This

      • Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
      • Sephardim: Jews with Sephardi or Mizrahi heritage

      Regions

      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      ansi, ansina, asi-nah, asina, asi'na, asi'nah

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