aper

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EnglishEdit

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

From Proto-Italic *apros, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ep-r-. Cognate with Proto-Germanic *eburaz (whence German Eber), Proto-Slavic *veprь (whence 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.

Case Singular Plural
nominative aper aprī
genitive aprī aprōrum
dative aprō aprīs
accusative aprum aprōs
ablative aprō aprīs
vocative aper1 aprī

1May also be apre.

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

aper m, f

  1. indefinite plural of ape

VerbEdit

aper

  1. present tense of ape

Norwegian NynorskEdit

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NounEdit

aper m, f

  1. indefinite feminine plural of ape
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