Apis

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See also: APIs and apis

Translingual[edit]

Apis mellifera

Etymology[edit]

From Latin apis.

Proper noun[edit]

Apis f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Apidae – the honey bees.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἄπις (Ápis), named after the deity Apis, from Coptic ϩⲁⲡⲉ (ḥapə), from Egyptian ḥjpw.

Noun[edit]

Apis f (genitive Apis); third declension

  1. A seaport town of Egypt situated at the borders with Marmarica

Inflection[edit]

Third declension i-stem.

Case Singular
Nominative Apis
Genitive Apis
Dative Apī
Accusative Apem
Ablative Ape
Vocative Apis

References[edit]

  • Apis in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly