See also: april, apríl, aprīl, and äpril

English

edit
 
English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Alternative forms

edit

Etymology

edit

From Middle English apprile, Aprill, re-Latinised from Middle English aueril, from Old French avrill, from Latin Aprīlis (of the month of the goddess Venus), perhaps based on Etruscan 𐌀𐌐𐌓𐌖 (apru), from Ancient Greek Ἀφροδίτη (Aphrodítē, Venus). Displaced native Old English ēastermōnaþ (literally Easter month).

Pronunciation

edit
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈeɪ.pɹɪl/, /ˈeɪ.pɹəl/
  • (US) enPR: āʹprəl, IPA(key): /ˈeɪ.pɹəl/
  • (Appalachians, obsolete) IPA(key): /ˈeɪ.pɹaɪl/[1]
  • Audio (US):(file)
  • Audio:(file)

Proper noun

edit

April (plural Aprils)

  1. The fourth month of the Gregorian calendar, following March and preceding May. Abbreviation: Apr or Apr.
    Synonym: Eastermonth
    • 1845, Robert Browning, Home-Thoughts From Abroad:
      Oh, to be in England / Now that April’s there
    • 2019 March 18, Steven Pifer, Five years after Crimea’s illegal annexation, the issue is no closer to resolution[2], The Center for International Security and Cooperation:
      The little green men were clearly professional soldiers by their bearing, carried Russian weapons, and wore Russian combat fatigues, but they had no identifying insignia. Vladimir Putin originally denied they were Russian soldiers; that April, he confirmed they were.
  2. A female given name transferred from the month name [in turn from English]; used since the early 20th century.
    • 1947, Hilda Laurence, Death of a Doll, page 27:
      I'm April Hooper. That sounds silly, the April part, but my mother was English and she always said there was nothing prettier than an English April.
  3. A surname.

Coordinate terms

edit

Derived terms

edit

Descendants

edit

Translations

edit

See also

edit

References

edit
  1. ^ Hall, Joseph Sargent (1942 March 2) “2. The Vowel Sounds of Unstressed and Partially Stressed Syllables”, in The Phonetics of Great Smoky Mountain Speech (American Speech: Reprints and Monographs; 4), New York: King's Crown Press, →DOI, →ISBN, § III.1, page 72.

Anagrams

edit

Afrikaans

edit

Pronunciation

edit

Noun

edit

April (plural Aprilmaande)

  1. April

See also

edit

(Gregorian calendar months) Januarie, Februarie, Maart, April, Mei, Junie, Julie, Augustus, September, Oktober, November, Desember (Category: af:Months)

Cebuano

edit

Etymology

edit

From English April, from Middle English apprile, re-Latinized from aueril, from Old French avrill, from Latin Aprīlis (of the month of the goddess Venus), perhaps based on Etruscan 𐌀𐌐𐌓𐌖 (apru), from Ancient Greek Ἀφροδίτη (Aphrodítē, Venus).

Proper noun

edit

April

  1. a female given name from English

Anagrams

edit

Proper noun

edit

April

  1. April
edit

German

edit

Pronunciation

edit

Noun

edit

April m (strong, genitive April or Aprils, plural Aprile)

  1. April
    • 1741, Annales Cistercienses, Das ist, Cisterciensische, Oder Vielmehr Jährliche Kirchen-Geschichte Von Erbauung Cisterz, wie dieser Heil. Marianischen Orden seinen Anfang und Aufnahm genommen, und was sich von Anno Christi Geburth 1098. des Heil. Cistercienser-Ordens im ersten bis 1212. des bemeldten Ordens im 115. Jahr Denckwürdiges begaben, In V. Theil abgetheilet. In Lateinischer Sprache beschrieben Von dem Hochwürdigsten Angelo Manrique von Burgen [...] von dem Hochwürdigen Bonifacio Hiltprand [...] Ins Teutsche übersetzt; Endlichen Ans Tag-Licht und in Druck gegeben Von dem Hochwürdigen Wilhelmo II. [...] Dritter Theil, page 156:
      [...] hingegen hat ihn [= den Tag des seeligen Abschieds des Heil. Fastradi] Henriquez in sein Menologium auf den 21. Tag des Aprils gesetzet; [...]
      (please add an English translation of this quotation)
    • 1818, Eichenlaub, auf Luthers Grab gestreut, im Jahre 1817, von Dr. Johann Adolph Jacobi. Dritte Ausgabe. vermehrt, page 84:
      Am Dritten des Aprils trat der Kurfürst mit einer Begleitung, die seiner Würde entsprach, die Reise nach Augsburg an.
      (please add an English translation of this quotation)
    • 1834, Das Volks-Schulwesen in den Preußischen Staaten. Eine Zusammenstellung der Verordnungen, welche den Elementar-Unterricht der Jugend betreffen, von Dr. Johann Ferdinand Neigebaur, page 206 (from a "Dienstvorschrift für die Schulvorstände"):
      22) Bei Ueberreichung der Verzeichnisse der schulpflichtigen Kinder weiset der Vorstand den Lehrer an, mit dem Ersten Aprils und dem Ersten Octobers diejenigen aufzunehmen, welche dann das 8te Jahr vollendet haben.
      (please add an English translation of this quotation)

Usage notes

edit
  • Expressions like der erste April (der 1. April) are normally used to refer to a certain day of April and not to a certain entire month of April during a period of more than one year (e.g. der April des zweiten Jahres).

Declension

edit

Descendants

edit

See also

edit

Further reading

edit
  • April” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • April” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • April” in Duden online
  •   April on the German Wikipedia.Wikipedia de

Hunsrik

edit

Etymology

edit

Borrowed from German April.[1]

Pronunciation

edit
  • IPA(key): /aˈpril/, /aˈpriːl/
  • Rhymes: -il, -iːl
  • Hyphenation: A‧pril

Noun

edit

April m (nominative plural April)

  1. April

Declension

edit

See also

edit

References

edit
  1. ^ Piter Kehoma Boll (2021) “April”, in Dicionário Hunsriqueano Riograndense–Português [Riograndenser Hunsrickisch–Portuguese Dictionary]‎[1] (in Portuguese), 3 edition, Ivoti: Riograndenser Hunsrickisch, page 13

Indonesian

edit
 
Indonesian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia id

Etymology

edit

From Dutch april, from Middle Dutch april, from Latin Aprīlis. Cognate with Afrikaans April, Malay April.

Pronunciation

edit
  • IPA(key): /ˈap̚.rɪl/
  • Hyphenation: Ap‧ril

Proper noun

edit

April

  1. April

Coordinate terms

edit

(Gregorian calendar months) bulan kalender Gregorius; Januari, Februari, Maret, April, Mei, Juni, Juli, Agustus, September, Oktober, November, Desember (Category: id:Gregorian calendar months)

Further reading

edit

Limburgish

edit

Noun

edit

April m

  1. German-based and Veldeke spelling of april

Malay

edit

Alternative forms

edit

Etymology

edit

From English April, from Middle English apprile, from aueril, from Old French avrill, from Latin Aprīlis.

Pronunciation

edit

Proper noun

edit

April (Jawi spelling اڤريل)

  1. April (fourth month of the Gregorian calendar)

Maltese

edit

Etymology

edit

Borrowed from Sicilian aprili.

Pronunciation

edit

Noun

edit

April m

  1. April

See also

edit

Tagalog

edit

Etymology

edit

Borrowed from English April.

Pronunciation

edit

Proper noun

edit

April (Baybayin spelling ᜁᜌ᜔ᜉ᜔ᜇᜒᜎ᜔)

  1. a female given name from English