aapa

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Urdu.

Noun[edit]

aapa ‎(plural aapas)

  1. (rare) A sister that is older than oneself; also used as a term of familiarity or respect toward a woman that is older.
    • 2006, Asha Ranawa, Woman's Triumph[1], page 46:
      I am close to bhai and his wife Shaffo, whom I call aapa, who herself is a well-read person and a true soul-mate to her husband.

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Sami language (compare Northern Sami áhpi ‎(swamp, high seas)), from Old Norse haf.

In use since the second half of the 19th century, for instance attested in Elias Lönnrot: Suomalais-ruotsalainen sanakirja (1866-1880).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aapa

  1. A type of open swamp.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of aapa (Kotus type 9/kala, p-v gradation)
nominative aapa aavat
genitive aavan aapojen
partitive aapaa aapoja
illative aapaan aapoihin
singular plural
nominative aapa aavat
accusative nom. aapa aavat
gen. aavan
genitive aavan aapojen
aapainrare
partitive aapaa aapoja
inessive aavassa aavoissa
elative aavasta aavoista
illative aapaan aapoihin
adessive aavalla aavoilla
ablative aavalta aavoilta
allative aavalle aavoille
essive aapana aapoina
translative aavaksi aavoiksi
instructive aavoin
abessive aavatta aavoitta
comitative aapoineen

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Pitjantjatjara[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English half.

Noun[edit]

aapa

  1. part
  2. half

References[edit]

  • "aapa" in Pitjantjatjara/Yankunytjatjara to English Dictionary, Cliff Goddard, Second Edition, 1992.

Votic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *haapa.

Noun[edit]

aapa ‎(genitive aavaa, partitive aapaa)

  1. aspen

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

References[edit]

  • "aapa" in Vadja keele sõnaraamat