aap

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See also: Aap, AAP, A.A.P., and аар

Afrikaans[edit]

'n Aap. — A monkey.
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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch aap, from Middle Dutch āpe, from Old Dutch *apo, from Proto-Germanic *apô.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɑːp/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

aap (plural ape, diminutive apie)

  1. A monkey, ape.

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Dutch[edit]

Twee slaperige apen. — Two sleepy monkeys.
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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch āpe, from Old Dutch *apo, from Proto-Germanic *apô.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aap m (plural apen, diminutive aapje n, feminine apin)

  1. A monkey, ape, simian; any member of the infraorder Simiiformes.
  2. (derogatory, often offensive) Term of abuse, presenting a person as not quite human on account of appearance, monkey business and so on.

Derived terms[edit]

- primate types and species:

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Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: aap

Greenlandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

aap

  1. yes
    • 2002, Stephen Hammeken, Harry Potter Ujarallu Inuunartoq, Nuuk: Atuakkiorfik, translation of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J. K. Rowling, →ISBN, page 365-366:
      "Aap, professori. Voldemort allatut ililluni uteqqinniarsinnaanngila? Tammavinngilarmi, ilaa?" - "Aap, Harry, tammavinngilaq. Suli arlaanniippoq..."
      "Yes, sir. Well, Voldemort's going to try other ways of coming back, isn't he? I mean, he hasn't gone, has he?" - "No, Harry, he has not..."

Usage notes[edit]

Note that aap and suu are used to affirm a negative interrogative question, and naagga, naamik to deny them. For example,

Nerinngiliuk?
Have you not eaten it?
Suu (nerinngilara).
No (I have not eaten it).
Naamik (nerivara).
Yes (I have eaten it).

Synonyms[edit]

  • suu (less formal)

Tagalog[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: a‧ap
  • IPA(key): /ˈʔaʔap/, [ˈʔɐʔɐp]
  • IPA(key): /ʔaˈʔap/, [ʔɐˈʔap]

Noun[edit]

aap or aáp

  1. wholesale purchase of harvest (directly from the farm or plantation)
  2. price or amount paid for a wholesale purchase of harvest

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West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian *apa, from Proto-West Germanic *apō, from Proto-Germanic *apô.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aap c (plural apen, diminutive aapke)

  1. A monkey, ape.

Further reading[edit]

  • aap”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011