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.
"How is the gentleman called?" asked Maritornes the Asturian.
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.
The Minister of Health, Consumer Affairs and Social Welfare, Mara Luisa Carcedo, has inaugurated the XXVI edition of the Adapted Sella Descent, a pioneering event in Spain in which a total of 95 athletes with disabilities participated in the adapted canoeing modality and that has taken place in the Asturian town of Arriondas.
We hope he becomes one someday and thus continues along a similar path to that trodden by Asturian, Severo Ochoa, who won the prize in 1959, just one year before Otin was born.
Luis Rubiales will announce that the Asturian will be stepping down
Northern Spain Because it doesn't attract crowds, the north's Asturian coast is pristine, with some of Spain's best beaches.
To commemorate this occasion, McLaren has introduced a new livery which recalls the colours of Alonso's helmet, an homage to his native Asturian region in Spain.
Cider lovers can look forward to taste testing some Asturian-style Spanish cider, and there will be an Asturian pouring competition which may involve getting wet feet.