apella

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See also: apel·la and apel·là

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀπέλλα (apélla), which originally meant fold, fence for animals.

    • Hesychius of Alexandria: apellai (ἀπέλλαι), sekoi (σηκοί: folds), ecclesiai (εκκλησίαι: popular assemblies): Nilsson, Vol I, p. 556

Noun[edit]

apella (plural apellai)

  1. (Ancient Greece, politics) The popular deliberative assembly in the Ancient Greek city-state of Sparta, corresponding to the ecclesia in most other Greek states.

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

apella

  1. Adessive singular form of appi.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive of apes (bee)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

apella f (genitive apellae); first declension

  1. small bee

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative apella apellae
genitive apellae apellārum
dative apellae apellīs
accusative apellam apellās
ablative apellā apellīs
vocative apella apellae

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References[edit]

  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “apella”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre