apus

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See also: Apus and APUs

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἄπους (ápous, footless).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

apūs m (genitive apodis); third declension

  1. A martlet, swallow; a kind of bird believed to have no feet.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative apūs apodēs
genitive apodis apodum
dative apodī apodibus
accusative apodem apodēs
ablative apode apodibus
vocative apūs apodēs

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Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

apus

  1. first-person singular preterite of apor

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the past participle of the verb apune (to fade, set), from Latin apponere. Was the traditional word for "west", but today vest is used as the standard term. Compare also the descendants of Latin ponens in the Western Romance languages, which developed the meaning of "west".

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

apus m, n (feminine singular apusă, masculine plural apuși, feminine and neuter plural apuse)

  1. (of cellestial bodies) set
  2. bygone, dead, vanished

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

apus n (plural apusuri)

  1. (now uncommon) west
  2. sunset
  3. (figuratively) decline

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Verb[edit]

apus

  1. past participle of apune