alapa

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

alapa (plural alapas)

  1. Alternative form of alap

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally used by Romans to refer to describe the strike given from master to slave upon manumission as a final act of indignity. Of unclear origin, but possibly a Semitic borrowing.

Noun[edit]

alapa f (genitive alapae); first declension

  1. slap, smack (with the flat of the hand)

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative alapa alapae
genitive alapae alapārum
dative alapae alapīs
accusative alapam alapās
ablative alapā alapīs
vocative alapa alapae

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Verb[edit]

alapa

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of alapar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of alapar