Translation of asir in English:



asirse v pron

  • [literary/literario]asirse de ora algo se asió a la cuerda she grabbed (hold of) o seized the rope se asió de una rama he grabbed (onto o hold of) a branch caminaban asidos de la mano they walked hand in hand o [literary/literario] they walked, hands entwined no tienen más excusas de que asirse they have no more excuses to fall back on

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Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.