apa

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See also: APA, aPa, apă, apã, and æpa

Balinese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *apa.

Pronoun[edit]

apa

  1. what (interrogative pronoun)

Chickasaw[edit]

Verb[edit]

apa

  1. to eat

Synonyms[edit]


Corsican[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

apa f (plural ape)

  1. bee

Etruscan[edit]

Romanization[edit]

apa

  1. Romanisation of 𐌀𐌐𐌀

Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse api (ape, monkey), from Proto-Germanic *apô (monkey, ape), from Proto-Indo-European *abō- (ape). Cognate with Dutch aap (monkey, ape), Low German ape (ape), German Affe (monkey, ape), Swedish apa (ape), Icelandic api (ape).

Noun[edit]

apa f (genitive singular apu, plural apur)

  1. ape, monkey

Declension[edit]

f1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative apa apan apur apurnar
Accusative apu apuna apur apurnar
Dative apu apuni apum apunum
Genitive apu apunnar apa apanna

Finnish[edit]

Verb[edit]

apa

  1. Indicative present connegative form of appaa.
  2. Second-person singular imperative present form of appaa.
  3. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of appaa.

Hiligaynon[edit]

Adjective[edit]

apâ

  1. dumb, mute, tongue-tied

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɒpɒ/
  • Hyphenation: apa

Noun[edit]

apa (plural apák)

  1. father

Declension[edit]

  • 'of a son'
  • otherwise (e.g. the best father of the town). Difference at apája/apja and apájuk/apjuk.

Derived terms[edit]

Compound words

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Declension forms of api (a monkey).

Noun[edit]

apa m

  1. indefinite accusative singular of api
  2. indefinite dative singular of api
  3. indefinite genitive singular of api
  4. indefinite accusative plural of api
  5. indefinite genitive plural of api

Etymology 2[edit]

From api (monkey).

Verb[edit]

apa (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative apaði, supine apað)

  1. (transitive, governs the accusative) used in set phrases
Derived terms[edit]

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay apa, from Proto-Malayic *apa, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *apa.

Pronoun[edit]

apa

  1. what (interrogative pronoun)

Derived terms[edit]


Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *apa, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *apa.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

apa (Jawi spelling اڤ)

  1. what (interrogative pronoun)
    Apa khabar? — How are you? (lit.: What (is the) news?)

Derived terms[edit]


Neapolitan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin apis, apem. Compare Italian ape, Corsican abba.

Noun[edit]

apa f (plural ape)

  1. bee

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

apa m, f

  1. definite feminine singular of ape

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

apa m, f

  1. definite feminine singular of ape

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *apô, whence also Old Saxon apo, Old High German affo, Old Norse api.

Noun[edit]

apa m

  1. ape

Old Saxon[edit]

Noun[edit]

apa f

  1. creek
  2. river

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

apa f

  1. definite singular nominative form of apă.
  2. definite singular accusative form of apă.

Swahili[edit]

Verb[edit]

apa

  1. to take an oath

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish apa with the same meaning. From a common Germanic root. See also ape.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

apa c (plural apor)

  1. A primate; ape, monkey.
    De visade en dokumentär om apor på teve.
    "They showed a documentary about primates on TV."
  2. (slang, derogatory) A female person; bitch.
    Vad gör den där jävla apan här?
    "What's that bitch doing here?"
  3. (colloquial, idiomatic) A bad smell.
    Det luktar apa här inne.
    "It smells terrible in here."
  4. (nautical, historical) A sail on the main mast or mizzen mast of a sailing ship.

Declension[edit]

Verb[edit]

apa (present apar, preterite apade, supine apat, imperative apa)

  1. To (attempt to) imitate without a sense of originality, usually with the particle efter; to ape, to monkey.
    De apade bara efter det jag hade skrivit.
    "They just aped what I had written."
  2. To behave in a whimsical or foolish manner; to clown around. Reflexive verb.
    Hon apade sig inför hela klassen.
    "She monkeyed around in front of the whole class."

Conjugation[edit]

Related terms[edit]


Wolio[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *əpat, from Proto-Austronesian *Səpat.

Numeral[edit]

apa

  1. (cardinal) four