apa

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See also: Apa, APA, aPa, ápa, apă, apã, āpa, and æpa

Balinese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *apa.

Pronoun[edit]

apa

  1. what (interrogative pronoun)

Chickasaw[edit]

Verb[edit]

apa

  1. to eat

Synonyms[edit]


Corsican[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

apa f ‎(plural ape)

  1. bee

Etruscan[edit]

Romanization[edit]

apa

  1. Romanisation of 𐌀𐌐𐌀

Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse api ‎(ape, monkey), from Proto-Germanic *apô ‎(monkey, ape), from Proto-Indo-European *abō- ‎(ape). Cognate with Dutch aap ‎(monkey, ape), Low German ape ‎(ape), German Affe ‎(monkey, ape), Swedish apa ‎(ape), Icelandic api ‎(ape).

Noun[edit]

apa f (genitive singular apu, plural apur)

  1. ape, monkey

Declension[edit]

Declension of apa
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative apa apan apur apurnar
accusative apu apuna apur apurnar
dative apu apuni apum apunum
genitive apu apunnar apa apanna

Finnish[edit]

Verb[edit]

apa

  1. Indicative present connegative form of appaa.
  2. Second-person singular imperative present form of appaa.
  3. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of appaa.

Hiligaynon[edit]

Adjective[edit]

apâ

  1. dumb, mute, tongue-tied

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɒpɒ/
  • Hyphenation: apa

Noun[edit]

apa ‎(plural apák)

  1. father

Declension[edit]

  • 'of a son'
  • otherwise (e.g. the best father of the town). Difference at apája/apja and apájuk/apjuk.

Derived terms[edit]

Compound words

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Declension forms of api ‎(a monkey).

Noun[edit]

apa m

  1. indefinite accusative singular of api
  2. indefinite dative singular of api
  3. indefinite genitive singular of api
  4. indefinite accusative plural of api
  5. indefinite genitive plural of api

Etymology 2[edit]

From api ‎(monkey).

Verb[edit]

apa ‎(weak verb, third-person singular past indicative apaði, supine apað)

  1. (transitive, governs the accusative) used in set phrases
Conjugation[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms[edit]

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay apa, from Proto-Malayic *apa, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *apa.

Pronoun[edit]

apa

  1. what (interrogative pronoun)

Derived terms[edit]


Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *apa, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *apa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

apa ‎(Jawi spelling اڤ)

  1. what (interrogative pronoun)
    Apa khabar?
    How are you? (lit.: What (is the) news?)

Derived terms[edit]


Neapolitan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin apis, apem. Compare Italian ape, Corsican abba.

Noun[edit]

apa f (plural ape)

  1. bee

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (of noun) apen
  • (of verb) apet
  • (of verb) apte (simple past)
  • (of verb) apt (past participle)

Noun[edit]

apa m, f

  1. definite feminine singular of ape

Verb[edit]

apa

  1. simple past of ape
  2. past participle of ape

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

apa m, f

  1. definite feminine singular of ape

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *apô, whence also Old Saxon apo, Old High German affo, Old Norse api.

Noun[edit]

apa m

  1. ape

Old Saxon[edit]

Noun[edit]

apa f

  1. creek
  2. river

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

apa f

  1. definite singular nominative form of apă.
  2. definite singular accusative form of apă.

Swahili[edit]

Verb[edit]

apa

  1. to take an oath

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish apa, from Old Norse api, from Proto-Germanic *apô ‎(monkey, ape), from Proto-Indo-European *abō- ‎(ape).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

apa c ‎(plural apor)

  1. A primate; ape, monkey.
    De visade en dokumentär om apor på teve.
    They showed a documentary about primates on TV.
  2. (slang, derogatory) A dumb or annoying person; idiot.
    Vad gör den där jävla apan här?
    What's that moron doing here?
  3. (colloquial, idiomatic) A bad smell.
    Det luktar apa här inne.
    It smells terrible in here.
  4. (nautical, historical) A sail on the main mast or mizzen mast of a sailing ship.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of apa 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative apa apan apor aporna
Genitive apas apans apors apornas

Verb[edit]

apa ‎(present apar, preterite apade, supine apat, imperative apa)

  1. To (attempt to) imitate without a sense of originality, usually with the particle efter; to ape, to monkey.
    De apade bara efter det jag hade skrivit.
    They just aped what I had written.
  2. (reflexive) To behave in a whimsical or foolish manner; to clown around.
    Hon apade sig inför hela klassen.
    She monkeyed around in front of the whole class.

Conjugation[edit]

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Wolio[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *əpat, from Proto-Austronesian *Səpat.

Numeral[edit]

apa

  1. (cardinal) four