Asper

Asper may refer to:

*Aemilius Asper, Latin grammarian
*Asper Biotech Ltd., Estonian biotechnology company
*David Asper, Vice-president of CanWest Global Communications Corp.
*Gail Asper, President of the CanWest Global Foundation and managing director and secretary of The Asper Foundation
*Hans Asper (1499-1571), Swiss painter
*Izzy Asper (1932-2003), Canadian media magnate
*Leonard Asper, President and CEO of CanWest Global Communications Corp.
*Linda Asper, Manitoba politician
*Mattias Asper, Swedish football goalkeeper
*Asperger syndrome, a neurobiological syndrome which affects social and communication skills


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  • Asper — (lat. rau, holperig, uneben) bezeichnet: Asper (Münze), osmanische (kleinste) Währungsstufe vor der Währungsreform 1934 (1 Türkisches Pfund = 100 Piaster, 1 Piaster = 40 Para, 1 Para = 3 Asper) asper, Maßeinheit der psychakustischen Rauhigkeit… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Asper — As per ([a^]s p[ e]r), a. [OE. aspre, OF. aspre, F. [^a]pre, fr. L. asper rough.] Rough; rugged; harsh; bitter; stern; fierce. [Archaic] An asper sound. Bacon. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Asper — As per ([a^]s p[ e]r), n. [L. spiritus asper rough breathing.] (Greek Gram.) The rough breathing; a mark ([asper]) placed over an initial vowel sound or over [rho] to show that it is aspirated, that is, pronounced with h before it; thus ws,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • asper — asper·mia; asper; asper·mic; …   English syllables

  • Asper [1] — Asper (Rauhbarsch, Aspro Cuv.), Gattung aus der Fischfamilie Barsche, Körper langgestreckt, die 2 Rückenflossen getrennt, Kopf platt, Schnauze über das Maul vorgestreckt, am Vorderkiemendeckel keine, am Kiemendeckel einige stumpfe Zähne. Arten:… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Asper [2] — Asper (lat.), rauh, hart; Spiritus asper, s. u. Spiritus …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • asper — [as′pər] n. [< Fr aspre < MGr aspron < L asper (nummus), rough (coin): see ASPERITY] a former silver coin of Turkey and Egypt, later a money of account equal to 1/ 120 of a piaster …   English World dictionary

  • Asper — As per, n. [F. aspre or It. aspro, fr. MGr. a spron, a spros, white (prob. from the whiteness of new silver coins).] A Turkish money of account (formerly a coin), of little value; the 120th part of a piaster. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Asper [3] — Asper (Num.), 1) neu, deutlich, scharf geprägt; 2) (Asprum), int Mittelalter Weißpfennig, silberne Scheidemünze, 3–4 Groschen; j. 3) (Aktsche, ital. Acchia), kleinste türkische Silbermünze, nach der alle anderen berechnet werden, früher ungefähr… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Asper [4] — Asper, 1) Suivicius, römischer Centurio, Mitverschworener des Senats gegen Nero unter Piso; 73 n. Chr. hingerichtet. 2) A., römischer Grammatiker, dessen Schrift im 1. Bde. von Lindemanns Corpus Grammaticorum latinorum vet. steht. 3) Hans, geb.… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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