apu

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See also: APU, apʉ, and apu-

Batui[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celebic *apuy, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *hapuy, from Proto-Austronesian *Sapuy.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

apu

  1. fire

Further reading[edit]

  • David Mead, Edy Pasanda, An Initial Appreciation of the Dialect Situation in Saluan and Batui (Eastern Sulawesi, Indonesia) (2015)

Borong[edit]

Noun[edit]

apu

  1. water

References[edit]


Chamorro[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Pre-Chamorro *ʔapu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qabu, from Proto-Austronesian *qabu.

Noun[edit]

apu

  1. ash (solid remains of a fire)

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *apu.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑpu/, [ˈɑpu]
  • Rhymes: -ɑpu
  • Syllabification: a‧pu

Noun[edit]

apu

  1. help
    Apua!Help!
    jonkin avullawith the help of something, using something
  2. assistance
  3. helping hand
  4. service
  5. remedy
  6. aid
  7. support
  8. relief
  9. rescue
  10. (as a modifier in compound words) auxiliary, additional, accessory
    apukoneauxiliary engine

Declension[edit]

Inflection of apu (Kotus type 1*E/valo, p-v gradation)
nominative apu avut
genitive avun apujen
partitive apua apuja
illative apuun apuihin
singular plural
nominative apu avut
accusative nom. apu avut
gen. avun
genitive avun apujen
partitive apua apuja
inessive avussa avuissa
elative avusta avuista
illative apuun apuihin
adessive avulla avuilla
ablative avulta avuilta
allative avulle avuille
essive apuna apuina
translative avuksi avuiksi
instructive avuin
abessive avutta avuitta
comitative apuineen
Possessive forms of apu (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person apuni apumme
2nd person apusi apunne
3rd person apunsa

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From apa (father) +‎ -u (diminutive suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɒpu]
  • Hyphenation: apu
  • Rhymes: -pu

Noun[edit]

apu

  1. dad

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative apu apuk
accusative aput apukat
dative apunak apuknak
instrumental apuval apukkal
causal-final apuért apukért
translative apuvá apukká
terminative apuig apukig
essive-formal apuként apukként
essive-modal
inessive apuban apukban
superessive apun apukon
adessive apunál apuknál
illative apuba apukba
sublative apura apukra
allative apuhoz apukhoz
elative apuból apukból
delative apuról apukról
ablative aputól apuktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
apué apuké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
apuéi apukéi
Possessive forms of apu
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. apum apuim
2nd person sing. apud apuid
3rd person sing. apuja apui
1st person plural apunk apuink
2nd person plural aputok apuitok
3rd person plural apujuk apuik

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • apu in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN
  • apu in Ittzés, Nóra (ed.). A magyar nyelv nagyszótára (’A Comprehensive Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 2006–2031 (work in progress; published A–ez as of 2022)

Ingrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *apu. Cognates include Finnish apu and Veps abu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

apu (genitive avun, partitive appua)

  1. Synonym of api

Declension[edit]

Declension of apu (type 4/koivu, p-v gradation, gemination)
singular plural
nominative apu avut
genitive avun appuin, apuloin
partitive appua appuja, apuloja
illative appuu appuihe, apuloihe
inessive avus apuis, apulois
elative avust apuist, apuloist
allative avulle apuille, apuloille
adessive avul apuil, apuloil
ablative avult apuilt, apuloilt
translative avuks apuiks, apuloiks
essive apunna, appuun apuinna, apuloinna, appuin, apuloin
exessive1) apunt apuint, apuloint
1) obsolete
*) the accusative corresponds with either the genitive (sg) or nominative (pl)
**) the comitative is formed by adding the suffix -ka? or -kä? to the genitive.

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ruben E. Nirvi (1971) Inkeroismurteiden Sanakirja, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, page 2

Kapampangan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ampu, from Proto-Austronesian *apu.

Noun[edit]

ápu

  1. grandparent
    1. Term of address for one's grandparents
  2. Term of reference for one's grandmother
  3. Title added to saint's names
    Apu Lusya
    Saint Lucy

See also[edit]

Noun[edit]

apú

  1. grandchild

References[edit]

  • Michael L. Forman (2019) Kapampangan Dictionary[1], University of Hawaii Press, →ISBN, page 11

Limos Kalinga[edit]

Noun[edit]

apú

  1. grandchild
  2. grandparent

Megleno-Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin aqua. Compare Romanian apă, Aromanian apã, Istro-Romanian åpe.

Noun[edit]

apu

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Theodor Capidan, Dicționar meglenoromân (Megleno-Romanian dictionary)

Meriam[edit]

Noun[edit]

apu

  1. mother or paternal aunt

Pamona[edit]

Noun[edit]

apu

  1. fire

References[edit]


Pitjantjatjara[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

apu

  1. stone, rock
  2. mountain, hill
  3. stone tool

Synonyms[edit]


Saluan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celebic *apuy, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *hapuy, from Proto-Austronesian *Sapuy.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

apu

  1. fire

Further reading[edit]

  • David Mead, Edy Pasanda, An Initial Appreciation of the Dialect Situation in Saluan and Batui (Eastern Sulawesi, Indonesia) (2015)

Tokelauan[edit]

Te apu (1).
Te apu (2).

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English apple.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈa.pu/
  • Hyphenation: a‧pu

Noun[edit]

apu

  1. apple
  2. apple tree (Malus domestica)

References[edit]

  • R. Simona, editor (1986) Tokelau Dictionary[2], Auckland: Office of Tokelau Affairs, page 17

Uma[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celebic *apuy, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *hapuy, from Proto-Austronesian *Sapuy.

Noun[edit]

apu

  1. fire