Asturian


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As·tu·ri·as

 (ə-sto͝or′ē-əs, -styo͝or′-, äs-to͞o′ryäs)
A region and former kingdom of northwest Spain south of the Bay of Biscay. The original Iberian inhabitants were conquered by Rome in the first century bc.

As·tu′ri·an adj. & n.

Asturian

(æˈstʊərɪən)
adj
(Placename) of or relating to Asturias
Translations
AsturijacAsturijkaasturijski
asturiano
asturian

Asturian

[æˈstʊərɪən]
A. ADJasturiano
B. N
1. (= person) → asturiano/a m/f
2. (Ling) → asturiano m
References in classic literature ?
There was besides in the inn, as servant, an Asturian lass with a broad face, flat poll, and snub nose, blind of one eye and not very sound in the other.
The hostess, her daughter, and the worthy Maritornes listened in bewilderment to the words of the knight-errant; for they understood about as much of them as if he had been talking Greek, though they could perceive they were all meant for expressions of good-will and blandishments; and not being accustomed to this kind of language, they stared at him and wondered to themselves, for he seemed to them a man of a different sort from those they were used to, and thanking him in pothouse phrase for his civility they left him, while the Asturian gave her attention to Sancho, who needed it no less than his master.
While he was taken up with these vagaries, then, the time and the hour- an unlucky one for him- arrived for the Asturian to come, who in her smock, with bare feet and her hair gathered into a fustian coif, with noiseless and cautious steps entered the chamber where the three were quartered, in quest of the carrier; but scarcely had she gained the door when Don Quixote perceived her, and sitting up in his bed in spite of his plasters and the pain of his ribs, he stretched out his arms to receive his beauteous damsel.
The worthy carrier, whose unholy thoughts kept him awake, was aware of his doxy the moment she entered the door, and was listening attentively to all Don Quixote said; and jealous that the Asturian should have broken her word with him for another, drew nearer to Don Quixote's bed and stood still to see what would come of this talk which he could not understand; but when he perceived the wench struggling to get free and Don Quixote striving to hold her, not relishing the joke he raised his arm and delivered such a terrible cuff on the lank jaws of the amorous knight that be bathed all his mouth in blood, and not content with this he mounted on his ribs and with his feet tramped all over them at a pace rather smarter than a trot.
Contract notice: Framework agreement for the contracting of insurance mediation services to local partners and their dependents by the central procurement of the asturian federation of councils (facc.
That could then see Michu sign with Asturian outfit Union Langreo who play in the regionalised Tercera Division - three tiers below La Liga - where he has been training in recent weeks.
On the Tapas Revolution menu expect all the classics such as tortilla, croquetas de jamon, calamares or chorizo cooked in Asturian cider, and paella.
Coach Jan Kozak nonetheless believes his team is capable of getting at least a point from the trip to the Asturian capital.
The Asturian only took over as coach of the Blaugrana last summer, but his first season on the bench has been dogged by dressing room problems, particularly with star man Messi.
For much of its life, Condercum was garrisoned by Asturian cavalry from northern Spain.
The 32-year-old Asturian, who has played second fiddle to Atletico's Brazil-born forward Diego Costa for most of the season, showed with a La Liga double at Celta Vigo on Saturday he still has the positional sense and predatory instinct that helped him score 56 goals in 95 appearances for the world and European champions.