apa

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Balinese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *apa (compare Indonesian apa).

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

apa

  1. what (interrogative pronoun)
    Apa orta? - What's new?
    Apa ento? - What's that?

Catalan[edit]

Interjection[edit]

apa

  1. come on, let's go

Cebuano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: a‧pa

Noun[edit]

apa

  1. an ice cream cone
  2. a lumpia wrapper

Chickasaw[edit]

Verb[edit]

apa

  1. to eat
    Synonym: impa

Cornish[edit]

Noun[edit]

apa

  1. ape

References[edit]


Corsican[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin apis

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

apa f (plural ape)

  1. bee

Etruscan[edit]

Romanization[edit]

apa (apa)

  1. Romanisation of 𐌀𐌐𐌀

Faroese[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).

Pronunciation[edit]

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]

Etymology[edit]

Most likely from Turkic, compare Old Turkic 𐰯𐰀 (apa, father).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɒpɒ]
  • Hyphenation: apa

Noun[edit]

apa (plural apák)

  1. father

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative apa apák
accusative apát apákat
dative apának apáknak
instrumental apával apákkal
causal-final apáért apákért
translative apává apákká
terminative apáig apákig
essive-formal apaként apákként
essive-modal
inessive apában apákban
superessive apán apákon
adessive apánál apáknál
illative apába apákba
sublative apára apákra
allative apához apákhoz
elative apából apákból
delative apáról apákról
ablative apától apáktól
  • 'of a son'
Possessive forms of apa
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. apám apáim
2nd person sing. apád apáid
3rd person sing. apja apái
1st person plural apánk apáink
2nd person plural apátok apáitok
3rd person plural apjuk apáik
  • otherwise (e.g. the best father of the town). Difference at apája/apja and apájuk/apjuk.
Possessive forms of apa
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. apám apáim
2nd person sing. apád apáid
3rd person sing. apája apái
1st person plural apánk apáink
2nd person plural apátok apáitok
3rd person plural apájuk apáik

Derived terms[edit]

(Compound words):

Further reading[edit]

  • apa in Hungarian-English dictionary at SZTAKI

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 (compare Maori aha).

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 sg, f sg

  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.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

apa m

  1. ape

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]


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 (infinitive kuapa)

  1. to take an oath

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of -apa
Non-finite forms
Form Positive Negative
Infinitive kuapa kutoapa
Simple finite forms
Positive form Singular Plural
Imperative apa apeni
Habitual huapa
Complex finite forms
Polarity Persons Persons / Classes Classes
1st 2nd 3rd / M-wa M-mi Ma Ki-vi N U Ku Pa Mu
Sg. Pl. Sg. Pl. Sg. / 1 Pl. / 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 / 14 15 / 17 16 18
Past
Positive niliapa
naliapa
tuliapa
twaliapa
uliapa
waliapa
mliapa
mwaliapa
aliapa waliapa uliapa iliapa liliapa yaliapa kiliapa viliapa iliapa ziliapa uliapa kuliapa paliapa muliapa
Relative nilioapa
nalioapa
tulioapa
twalioapa
ulioapa
walioapa
mlioapa
mwalioapa
alioapa walioapa ulioapa ilioapa lilioapa yalioapa kilioapa vilioapa ilioapa zilioapa ulioapa kulioapa palioapa mulioapa
Negative sikuapa hatukuapa hukuapa hamkuapa hakuapa hawakuapa haukuapa haikuapa halikuapa hayakuapa hakikuapa havikuapa haikuapa hazikuapa haukuapa hakukuapa hapakuapa hamukuapa
Present
Positive ninaapa
naapa
tunaapa unaapa mnaapa anaapa wanaapa unaapa inaapa linaapa yanaapa kinaapa vinaapa inaapa zinaapa unaapa kunaapa panaapa munaapa
Relative ninaoapa
naoapa
tunaoapa unaoapa mnaoapa anaoapa wanaoapa unaoapa inaoapa linaoapa yanaoapa kinaoapa vinaoapa inaoapa zinaoapa unaoapa kunaoapa panaoapa munaoapa
Negative siapi hatuapi huapi hamapi haapi hawaapi hauapi haiapi haliapi hayaapi hakiapi haviapi haiapi haziapi hauapi hakuapi hapaapi hamuapi
Future
Positive nitaapa tutaapa utaapa mtaapa ataapa wataapa utaapa itaapa litaapa yataapa kitaapa vitaapa itaapa zitaapa utaapa kutaapa pataapa mutaapa
Relative nitakaoapa tutakaoapa utakaoapa mtakaoapa atakaoapa watakaoapa utakaoapa itakaoapa litakaoapa yatakaoapa kitakaoapa vitakaoapa itakaoapa zitakaoapa utakaoapa kutakaoapa patakaoapa mutakaoapa
Negative sitaapa hatutaapa hutaapa hamtaapa hataapa hawataapa hautaapa haitaapa halitaapa hayataapa hakitaapa havitaapa haitaapa hazitaapa hautaapa hakutaapa hapataapa hamutaapa
Subjunctive
Positive niape tuape uape mape aape waape uape iape liape yaape kiape viape iape ziape uape kuape paape muape
Negative nisiape tusiape usiape msiape asiape wasiape usiape isiape lisiape yasiape kisiape visiape isiape zisiape usiape kusiape pasiape musiape
Present Conditional
Positive ningeapa tungeapa ungeapa mngeapa angeapa wangeapa ungeapa ingeapa lingeapa yangeapa kingeapa vingeapa ingeapa zingeapa ungeapa kungeapa pangeapa mungeapa
Negative nisingeapa
singeapa
tusingeapa
hatungeapa
usingeapa
hungeapa
msingeapa
hamngeapa
asingeapa
hangeapa
wasingeapa
hawangeapa
usingeapa
haungeapa
isingeapa
haingeapa
lisingeapa
halingeapa
yasingeapa
hayangeapa
kisingeapa
hakingeapa
visingeapa
havingeapa
isingeapa
haingeapa
zisingeapa
hazingeapa
usingeapa
haungeapa
kusingeapa
hakungeapa
pasingeapa
hapangeapa
musingeapa
hamungeapa
Past Conditional
Positive ningaliapa tungaliapa ungaliapa mngaliapa angaliapa wangaliapa ungaliapa ingaliapa lingaliapa yangaliapa kingaliapa vingaliapa ingaliapa zingaliapa ungaliapa kungaliapa pangaliapa mungaliapa
Negative nisingaliapa
singaliapa
tusingaliapa
hatungaliapa
usingaliapa
hungaliapa
msingaliapa
hamngaliapa
asingaliapa
hangaliapa
wasingaliapa
hawangaliapa
usingaliapa
haungaliapa
isingaliapa
haingaliapa
lisingaliapa
halingaliapa
yasingaliapa
hayangaliapa
kisingaliapa
hakingaliapa
visingaliapa
havingaliapa
isingaliapa
haingaliapa
zisingaliapa
hazingaliapa
usingaliapa
haungaliapa
kusingaliapa
hakungaliapa
pasingaliapa
hapangaliapa
musingaliapa
hamungaliapa
Conditional Contrary to Fact
Positive ningeliapa tungeliapa ungeliapa mngeliapa angeliapa wangeliapa ungeliapa ingeliapa lingeliapa yangeliapa kingeliapa vingeliapa ingeliapa zingeliapa ungeliapa kungeliapa pangeliapa mungeliapa
General Relative
Positive niapao tuapao uapao mapao aapao waapao uapao iapao liapao yaapao kiapao viapao iapao ziapao uapao kuapao paapao muapao
Negative nisioapa tusioapa usioapa msioapa asioapa wasioapa usioapa isioapa lisioapa yasioapa kisioapa visioapa isioapa zisioapa usioapa kusioapa pasioapa musioapa
Gnomic
Positive naapa twaapa waapa mwaapa aapa waapa waapa yaapa laapa yaapa chaapa vyaapa yaapa zaapa waapa kwaapa paapa mwaapa
Perfect
Positive nimeapa tumeapa umeapa mmeapa ameapa wameapa umeapa imeapa limeapa yameapa kimeapa vimeapa imeapa zimeapa umeapa kumeapa pameapa mumeapa
"Already"
Positive nimeshaapa tumeshaapa umeshaapa mmeshaapa ameshaapa wameshaapa umeshaapa imeshaapa limeshaapa yameshaapa kimeshaapa vimeshaapa imeshaapa zimeshaapa umeshaapa kumeshaapa pameshaapa mumeshaapa
"Not yet"
Negative sijaapa hatujaapa hujaapa hamjaapa hajaapa hawajaapa haujaapa haijaapa halijaapa hayajaapa hakijaapa havijaapa haijaapa hazijaapa haujaapa hakujaapa hapajaapa hamujaapa
"If/When"
Positive nikiapa tukiapa ukiapa mkiapa akiapa wakiapa ukiapa ikiapa likiapa yakiapa kikiapa vikiapa ikiapa zikiapa ukiapa kukiapa pakiapa mukiapa
"If not"
Negative nisipoapa tusipoapa usipoapa msipoapa asipoapa wasipoapa usipoapa isipoapa lisipoapa yasipoapa kisipoapa visipoapa isipoapa zisipoapa usipoapa kusipoapa pasipoapa musipoapa
Consecutive
Positive nikaapa tukaapa ukaapa mkaapa akaapa wakaapa ukaapa ikaapa likaapa yakaapa kikaapa vikaapa ikaapa zikaapa ukaapa kukaapa pakaapa mukaapa
Not all possible forms are listed in the table. Transitive verbs can take object concords, relative concords can agree with all noun classes, and many other forms not commonly seen in modern Standard Swahili are absent from the table. See Appendix:Swahili verbs for more information.

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]


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]

Declension 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]


Related terms[edit]

References[edit]


Tagalog[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

apa

  1. ice cream wafer or cone
  2. thin wafer made of rice starch

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

apâ

  1. groping
  2. (figuratively) pilfered; stolen

Synonyms[edit]


Wolio[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Numeral[edit]

apa

  1. (cardinal) four