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aper

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EtymologyEdit

ape +‎ -er

NounEdit

aper (plural apers)

  1. Someone who apes something
    • 1908, Rupert Sargent Holland, Builders of United Italy, page 175:
      Valerio ridiculed the proposal to his friends and called Cavour an aper of English customs.

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LatinEdit

aper (a wild boar)

EtymologyEdit

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From Proto-Indo-European *h₁eperos. Cognate with Proto-Germanic *eburaz ( > German Eber), Proto-Slavic *veprь ( > Serbo-Croatian vepar).

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NounEdit

aper m (genitive aprī); second declension

  1. a wild boar
  2. (figuratively) a standard of the Roman legions

InflectionEdit

Second declension, nominative singular in -er.

Number Singular Plural
nominative aper aprī
genitive aprī aprōrum
dative aprō aprīs
accusative aprum aprōs
ablative aprō aprīs
vocative aper
apre
aprī

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

aper m, f

  1. indefinite plural of ape

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NounEdit

aper m, f

  1. indefinite feminine plural of ape