Translingual edit

Symbol edit

apa

  1. (international standards) ISO 639-2 & ISO 639-5 language code for Southern Athabaskan languages.

English edit

Etymology edit

From Coptic ⲁⲡⲁ (apa).

Noun edit

apa (plural apas)

  1. A title used for male clergy or saints in the Coptic Church.

Anagrams edit

Balinese edit

Romanization edit

apa

  1. Romanization of ᬳᬧ

Bikol Central edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʔapa/, [ˈʔa.pa]
  • Hyphenation: a‧pa

Noun edit

apa (Basahan spelling ᜀᜉ)

  1. ice cream cone
    Synonym: kopa

Catalan edit

Pronunciation edit

Interjection edit

apa

  1. come on, let's go
  2. hang on, not so fast

Further reading edit

Cebuano edit

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: a‧pa

Noun edit

apa

  1. an ice cream cone
  2. a lumpia wrapper

Chickasaw edit

Etymology edit

Compare Choctaw apa.

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

apa (short verb)

  1. (active voice, transitive) to eat
    Synonym: impa (active, intransitive)

Inflection edit

This entry needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

  • Mobilian: apa

Cornish edit

Noun edit

apa

  1. ape

References edit

Corsican edit

 
Corsican Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia co

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Latin apis. Cognates include Italian ape and Neapolitan apa.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

apa f (plural ape)

  1. bee

References edit

Etruscan edit

Romanization edit

apa

  1. Romanisation of 𐌀𐌐𐌀

Faroese edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse api (ape, monkey), from Proto-Germanic *apô (monkey, ape), from Proto-Indo-European *abō- (ape). Cognate with Dutch aap (monkey, ape), Low German ape (ape), German Affe (monkey, ape), Swedish apa (ape), Icelandic api (ape).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

apa f (genitive singular apu, plural apur)

  1. ape, monkey

Declension edit

Declension of apa
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative apa apan apur apurnar
accusative apu apuna apur apurnar
dative apu apuni apum apunum
genitive apu apunnar apa apanna

Finnish edit

Verb edit

apa

  1. inflection of appaa:
    1. indicative present connegative
    2. second-person singular imperative present/present connegative

Gallurese edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Corsican apa, from Vulgar Latin *apa, reshaping of Classical Latin apis (bee).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

apa f (plural api)

  1. bee

References edit

  • Wagner, Max Leopold (1960–1964) Dizionario etimologico sardo, Heidelberg
  • Rubattu, Antoninu (2006) Dizionario universale della lingua di Sardegna, 2nd edition, Sassari: Edes

Garo edit

Etymology edit

Probably cognate with Tibetan ཨ་ཕ (a pha).

Noun edit

apa

  1. father

Synonyms edit

Hiligaynon edit

Adjective edit

apâ

  1. dumb, mute, tongue-tied

Hungarian edit

Etymology edit

Most likely from Turkic, compare Old Turkic 𐰯𐰀 (pa /⁠apa⁠/, father).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈɒpɒ]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: apa
  • Rhymes: -pɒ

Noun edit

apa (plural apák)

  1. father
    Synonyms: (archaic) atya, édesapa, (informal) apu, (informal) apuka, (informal) apuci, (informal) apucika, (informal) apci, (informal) apus, (informal) apácska, (informal) papa, (informal) papi, (informal) papus, (slang) fater
    Hypernym: szülő
    Coordinate term: anya

Declension edit

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative apa apák
accusative apát apákat
dative apának apáknak
instrumental apával apákkal
causal-final apáért apákért
translative apává apákká
terminative apáig apákig
essive-formal apaként apákként
essive-modal
inessive apában apákban
superessive apán apákon
adessive apánál apáknál
illative apába apákba
sublative apára apákra
allative apához apákhoz
elative apából apákból
delative apáról apákról
ablative apától apáktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
apáé apáké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
apáéi apákéi
  • 'of a son'
Possessive forms of apa
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. apám apáim (apjaim)
2nd person sing. apád apáid (apjaid)
3rd person sing. apja apái (apjai)
1st person plural apánk apáink (apjaink)
2nd person plural apátok apáitok (apjaitok)
3rd person plural apjuk apáik (apjaik)
  • otherwise (e.g. the best father of the town). Difference at apája/apja and apájuk/apjuk.
Possessive forms of apa
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. apám apáim
2nd person sing. apád apáid
3rd person sing. apája apái
1st person plural apánk apáink
2nd person plural apátok apáitok
3rd person plural apájuk apáik

Derived terms edit

Compound words

Further reading edit

  • apa in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’, abbr.: ÉrtSz.). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN
  • apa 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 2024)
  • apa in Hungarian–English dictionary at SZTAKI

Icelandic edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

Declension forms of api (a monkey).

Noun edit

apa m

  1. indefinite accusative singular of api
  2. indefinite dative singular of api
  3. indefinite genitive singular of api
  4. indefinite accusative plural of api
  5. indefinite genitive plural of api

Etymology 2 edit

From api (monkey).

Verb edit

apa (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative apaði, supine apað)

  1. (transitive, governs the accusative) used in set phrases
Conjugation edit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms edit

Indonesian edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Malay apa, from Proto-Malayic *apa, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *apa.

Pronoun edit

apa

  1. what (interrogative pronoun)

Etymology 2 edit

Clipping of apakah.

Particle edit

apa

  1. (colloquial) introduces a question
    Apa kamu mengerti?
    Do you understand?

Derived terms edit

Further reading edit

Javanese edit

Romanization edit

apa

  1. Romanization of ꦲꦥ

Malay edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Malayic *apa, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *apa (compare Maori aha).

Pronunciation edit

Pronoun edit

apa (Jawi spelling اڤ)

  1. what (interrogative pronoun)
    Apa khabar?
    How are you? (lit.: What (is the) news?)

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

Further reading edit

Mansaka edit

Noun edit

apa

  1. chaff

Maori edit

Etymology 1 edit

Verb edit

apa (passive aparia)

  1. to heap; layer; stack

Noun edit

apa

  1. layer; level

Etymology 2 edit

Noun edit

apa

  1. servant; slave

Etymology 3 edit

Noun edit

apa

  1. spiritual beings; ancestral spirits
Coordinate terms edit

References edit

  • "apa" – Māori Dictionary

Neapolitan edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Latin apis, apem. Compare Italian ape, Corsican abba.

Noun edit

apa f (plural ape)

  1. bee

Norwegian Bokmål edit

Alternative forms edit

  • (of noun) apen
  • (of verb) apet
  • (of verb) apte (simple past)
  • (of verb) apt (past participle)

Noun edit

apa m or f

  1. definite feminine singular of ape

Verb edit

apa

  1. simple past of ape
  2. past participle of ape

Norwegian Nynorsk edit

Etymology 1 edit

From ape.

Alternative forms edit

Verb edit

apa (present tense apar/aper, past tense apa/apte, past participle apa/apt, passive infinitive apast, present participle apande, imperative apa/ap)

  1. to ape, mimic or imitate.

Etymology 2 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Alternative forms edit

Noun edit

apa f

  1. definite feminine singular of ape

References edit

Old English edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-West Germanic *apō, from Proto-Germanic *apô. Cognate with Old Frisian *apa, Old Saxon apo, Old Dutch *apo, Old High German affo, Old Norse api.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

apa m

  1. monkey, ape
    apa fēoll of þām trēowe.
    The monkey fell from the tree.
    Þā ǣrestan menn nǣron þā sīðmestan apan.
    The first humans weren't the last apes.
    Menn sind þā āne apan þe twifēte sind and uprihte gāþ.
    Humans are the only primates that are bipedal and walk upright.

Declension edit

Descendants edit

Old Saxon edit

Noun edit

apa f

  1. creek
  2. river

Romanian edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

apa

  1. definite nominative/accusative singular of apă

Samoan edit

Noun edit

apa

  1. can

Spanish edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Quechua apa.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈapa/ [ˈa.pa]
  • Rhymes: -apa
  • Syllabification: a‧pa

Noun edit

apa m (plural apas)

  1. Only used in al apa

Further reading edit

Swahili edit

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

-apa (infinitive kuapa)

  1. to take an oath, to swear

Conjugation edit

Conjugation of -apa
Positive present -naapa
Subjunctive -ape
Negative -api
Imperative singular apa
Infinitives
Positive kuapa
Negative kutoapa
Imperatives
Singular apa
Plural apeni
Tensed forms
Habitual huapa
Positive past positive subject concord + -liapa
Negative past negative subject concord + -kuapa
Positive present (positive subject concord + -naapa)
Singular Plural
1st person ninaapa/naapa tunaapa
2nd person unaapa mnaapa
3rd person m-wa(I/II) anaapa wanaapa
other classes positive subject concord + -naapa
Negative present (negative subject concord + -api)
Singular Plural
1st person siapi hatuapi
2nd person huapi hamwapi
3rd person m-wa(I/II) haapi hawaapi
other classes negative subject concord + -api
Positive future positive subject concord + -taapa
Negative future negative subject concord + -taapa
Positive subjunctive (positive subject concord + -ape)
Singular Plural
1st person niape tuape
2nd person uape mwape
3rd person m-wa(I/II) aape waape
other classes positive subject concord + -ape
Negative subjunctive positive subject concord + -siape
Positive present conditional positive subject concord + -ngeapa
Negative present conditional positive subject concord + -singeapa
Positive past conditional positive subject concord + -ngaliapa
Negative past conditional positive subject concord + -singaliapa
Gnomic (positive subject concord + -aapa)
Singular Plural
1st person naapa twaapa
2nd person waapa mwaapa
3rd person m-wa(I/II) aapa waapa
m-mi(III/IV) waapa yaapa
ji-ma(V/VI) laapa yaapa
ki-vi(VII/VIII) chaapa vyaapa
n(IX/X) yaapa zaapa
u(XI) waapa see n(X) or ma(VI) class
ku(XV/XVII) kwaapa
pa(XVI) paapa
mu(XVIII) mwaapa
Perfect positive subject concord + -meapa
"Already" positive subject concord + -meshaapa
"Not yet" negative subject concord + -jaapa
"If/When" positive subject concord + -kiapa
"If not" positive subject concord + -sipoapa
Consecutive kaapa / positive subject concord + -kaapa
Consecutive subjunctive positive subject concord + -kaape
Object concord (indicative positive)
Singular Plural
1st person -niapa -tuapa
2nd person -kuapa -waapa/-kuapeni/-waapeni
3rd person m-wa(I/II) -mwapa -waapa
m-mi(III/IV) -uapa -iapa
ji-ma(V/VI) -liapa -yaapa
ki-vi(VII/VIII) -kiapa -viapa
n(IX/X) -iapa -ziapa
u(XI) -uapa see n(X) or ma(VI) class
ku(XV/XVII) -kuapa
pa(XVI) -paapa
mu(XVIII) -muapa
Reflexive -jiapa
Relative forms
General positive (positive subject concord + (object concord) + -apa- + relative marker)
Singular Plural
m-wa(I/II) -apaye -apao
m-mi(III/IV) -apao -apayo
ji-ma(V/VI) -apalo -apayo
ki-vi(VII/VIII) -apacho -apavyo
n(IX/X) -apayo -apazo
u(XI) -apao see n(X) or ma(VI) class
ku(XV/XVII) -apako
pa(XVI) -apapo
mu(XVIII) -apamo
Other forms (subject concord + tense marker + relative marker + (object concord) + -apa)
Singular Plural
m-wa(I/II) -yeapa -oapa
m-mi(III/IV) -oapa -yoapa
ji-ma(V/VI) -loapa -yoapa
ki-vi(VII/VIII) -choapa -vyoapa
n(IX/X) -yoapa -zoapa
u(XI) -oapa see n(X) or ma(VI) class
ku(XV/XVII) -koapa
pa(XVI) -poapa
mu(XVIII) -moapa
Some forms not commonly seen in modern Standard Swahili are absent from the table. See Appendix:Swahili verbs for more information.

Derived terms edit

See also edit

Swedish edit

Etymology edit

From Old Swedish apa, from Old Norse api, from Proto-Germanic *apô (monkey, ape), from Proto-Indo-European *abō- (ape).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /²ɑːˌpa/, [²ɒ̜ːˌpa]
  • (file)

Noun edit

apa c (plural apor)

  1. A primate; ape, monkey.
    De visade en dokumentär om apor på teve.
    They showed a documentary about primates on TV.
  2. (slang, derogatory) A dumb or annoying person; idiot.
    Vad gör den där jävla apan här?
    What's that moron doing here?
  3. (colloquial, idiomatic) A bad smell.
    Det luktar apa här inne.
    It smells terrible in here.
  4. (nautical, historical) A sail on the main mast or mizzen mast of a sailing ship.

Declension edit

Declension of apa 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative apa apan apor aporna
Genitive apas apans apors apornas

Derived terms edit

Verb edit

apa (present apar, preterite apade, supine apat, imperative apa)

  1. To (attempt to) imitate without a sense of originality, usually with the particle efter; to ape, to monkey.
    De apade bara efter det jag hade skrivit.
    They just aped what I had written.
  2. (reflexive) To behave in a whimsical or foolish manner; to clown around.
    Hon apade sig inför hela klassen.
    She monkeyed around in front of the whole class.

Conjugation edit

Derived terms edit

References edit

Tagalog edit

Etymology 1 edit

According to Panganiban (1972)[1] and English (1986),[2] this is of Japanese [Term?] origin.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

apa (Baybayin spelling ᜀᜉ)

  1. ice cream wafer or cone
  2. thin wafer made of rice starch
Derived terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

apâ (Baybayin spelling ᜀᜉ)

  1. groping
    Synonyms: apuhap, kapa, salat
  2. (figurative) pilfered; stolen
    Synonyms: dukot, kupit, nakaw

References edit

  1. ^ Panganiban, José Villa (1973) Diksyunaryo-Tesauro Pilipino-Ingles, Quezon City: Manlapaz Publishing Co., page 62
  2. ^ English, Leo James (1986) Tagalog-English Dictionary, Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer, page 63

Turkish edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Turkic *apa (mother, elder sister, aunt). Compare ebe (aunt, midwife).

Noun edit

apa (definite accusative apayı, plural apalar)

  1. (Konya) elder sister

Declension edit

Inflection
Nominative apa
Definite accusative apayı
Singular Plural
Nominative apa apalar
Definite accusative apayı apaları
Dative apaya apalara
Locative apada apalarda
Ablative apadan apalardan
Genitive apanın apaların
Possessive forms
Nominative
Singular Plural
1st singular apam apalarım
2nd singular apan apaların
3rd singular apası apaları
1st plural apamız apalarımız
2nd plural apanız apalarınız
3rd plural apaları apaları
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular apamı apalarımı
2nd singular apanı apalarını
3rd singular apasını apalarını
1st plural apamızı apalarımızı
2nd plural apanızı apalarınızı
3rd plural apalarını apalarını
Dative
Singular Plural
1st singular apama apalarıma
2nd singular apana apalarına
3rd singular apasına apalarına
1st plural apamıza apalarımıza
2nd plural apanıza apalarınıza
3rd plural apalarına apalarına
Locative
Singular Plural
1st singular apamda apalarımda
2nd singular apanda apalarında
3rd singular apasında apalarında
1st plural apamızda apalarımızda
2nd plural apanızda apalarınızda
3rd plural apalarında apalarında
Ablative
Singular Plural
1st singular apamdan apalarımdan
2nd singular apandan apalarından
3rd singular apasından apalarından
1st plural apamızdan apalarımızdan
2nd plural apanızdan apalarınızdan
3rd plural apalarından apalarından
Genitive
Singular Plural
1st singular apamın apalarımın
2nd singular apanın apalarının
3rd singular apasının apalarının
1st plural apamızın apalarımızın
2nd plural apanızın apalarınızın
3rd plural apalarının apalarının
Predicative forms
Singular Plural
1st singular apayım apalarım
2nd singular apasın apalarsın
3rd singular apa
apadır
apalar
apalardır
1st plural apayız apalarız
2nd plural apasınız apalarsınız
3rd plural apalar apalardır

Related terms edit

See also edit

Wolio edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *əpat, from Proto-Austronesian *Səpat.

Numeral edit

apa

  1. four

Yola edit

Preposition edit

apa

  1. Alternative form of apan
    • 1867, “BIT OF DIALOGUE”, in SONGS, ETC. IN THE DIALECT OF FORTH AND BARGY, page 111:
      Aar's a dole o' sneow apa greound to-die.
      There is a deal of snow upon the ground to-day.

References edit

  • Jacob Poole (d. 1827) (before 1828), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith, published 1867, page 23

Yoruba edit

Etymology 1 edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

àpà

  1. wastefulness, prodigality, a wasteful person, prodigal
  2. spendthrift, squanderer
Derived terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

àpà

  1. the arm of a talking drum
 
Apá ọkọ̀ òfuurufú
 
Apá ẹyẹ lékeléke

Etymology 3 edit

Proposed to be derived from Proto-Yoruboid *á-ká. Cognate with Igbo aka (arm/hand), Nupe ekpá (shoulder), Olukumi áká (shoulder, wing), Igala íká (wing), possibly a Doublet of èjìká. The root is reconstructed to Proto-Niger-Congo *-ka (hand), where it is believed to have held the meaning "five." See Defaka ápá as well.

Alternative forms edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

apá

  1. arm
    wọ́n gbé apá gangan sí waThey raised their arms in defiance
  2. wing
    Synonym: ìyẹ́
  3. part, volume
    wọ́n kó apá kanThey took one portion
  4. direction, side
    ó dúró sí apá ọ̀dọ̀ọ̀ miShe stood by my side

Etymology 4 edit

 
Igi apá

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

apá

  1. African mahogany tree
    wọ́n dòòyì ká apá, apá kò ká apáThey encircled and surrounded the African mahogany tree, but their hands never got the tree under their control (proverb on invincibility)

Etymology 5 edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

apá

  1. The tree Afzelia pachyloba

Etymology 6 edit

 
Àpá lára ọmọ màlúù

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

àpá

  1. ringworm
    Synonym: làpálàpá
Derived terms edit

Etymology 7 edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

àpá

  1. scar (of a healed wound)
    àpá kì í jọ̀lọ̀ títí kó dàbí ara gidiA scar does not fully heal up to become the natural skin (proverb on the permanent effect of any damage)

Etymology 8 edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

àpá

  1. mark, sign
    Synonym: àmì