Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/apô

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This Proto-Germanic entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-Germanic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly derived from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ep- (water), compare Proto-Celtic *abū (river), if the word originally referred to a "water sprite".

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*apô m

  1. ape, monkey

Inflection[edit]


Descendants[edit]

  • Old English: apa
  • Old Frisian: *apa
    • Saterland Frisian: Oape
    • West Frisian: aap
  • Old Saxon: apo
    • Middle Low German: āpe
      • Low German: Ape
      • Plautdietsch: Op
  • Old Dutch: *apo
  • Old High German: affo
    • Middle High German: affe
      • Alemannic German: Aff
      • German: Affe
      • Luxembourgish: Af
      • Pennsylvania German: Aff
  • Old Norse: api m
  • Slavic: *opъ (see there for further descendants)