simia

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Esperanto[edit]

Adjective[edit]

simia (plural simiaj, accusative singular simian, accusative plural simiajn)

  1. apish

Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek σιμός (simos, snub-nosed).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sīmia f (genitive sīmiae); first declension

  1. an ape, monkey
  2. (pejorative, of a person) monkey
  3. an imitator

Usage notes[edit]

Occasionally used as a masculine noun, especially the pejorative sense.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative sīmia sīmiae
genitive sīmiae sīmiārum
dative sīmiae sīmiīs
accusative sīmiam sīmiās
ablative sīmiā sīmiīs
vocative sīmia sīmiae

Descendants[edit]


Venetian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Italian scimmia

Noun[edit]

simia f (plural simie)

  1. monkey