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See also Ape, and åpe

English[]

File:Silbergibbon mit Nachwuchs.jpg

Silvery gibbon (1)

Etymology[]

Middle English, from Old English apa (acc. apan), from Proto-Germanic *apanaz (cf. Dutch aap, German Affe, Old Norse api), possibly borrowed from Template:Cel-gau[[Category:Template:Cel-gau derivations|Ape]] ab(r)anas (Hesychius).

Pronunciation[]

Adjective[]

Ape (not comparable)

Positive
Ape

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Wild; crazy.
    We were ape over the new look.
    He went ape when he heard the bad news.

Noun[]

Singular
Ape

Plural
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Ape ({{{1}}})

  1. An animal of a class of primates generally larger than monkeys and distinguished from them by having no tail.
  2. (derogatory) An uncivilised person.

Hyponyms[]

  • See also Wikisaurus:ape

Derived terms[]

  • apeman
  • apeshit
  • go ape

Translations[]

Verb[]

Infinitive
to Ape

Third person singular
ap

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to Ape (third-person singular simple present ap, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)

  1. (transitive) To imitate.
    • 1961, J. A. Philip, "Mimesis in the Sophistês of Plato," Transactions and Proceedings of the American Philological Association, vol. 92, p. 454,
      It is not conceived as a mere “aping” in externals nor as an enacting in the sense of assuming a foreign role.

Translations[]

See also[]

  • monkey
  • troop (collective noun)
  • Appendix: Animals

Anagrams[]

  • aep,
  • EAP
  • EPA
  • PAE
  • pea

Finnish[]

  1. redirect Template:finnish index

Noun[]

Ape

  1. horse feed
  2. (colloquial) food

Declension[]


Interlingua[]

Noun[]

Singular
Ape

Plural
s

Ape (s)

  1. bee

Related terms[]

  • apicultura

Italian[]

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Pronunciation[]

Noun[]

ape f. (plural api)

  1. bee
  2. (familiar) honeybee

Synonyms[]

  • (2) ape da miele, ape domestica

Related terms[]

  • ape regina
  • apiario
  • apicoltura
  • apino
  • apiterapia

Neapolitan[]

Noun[]

ape

  1. Plural form of apa.

Norwegian[]

Pronunciation[]

Etymology[]

From Old Norse api.

Noun[]

Ape

  1. ape, monkey

Verb[]

Ape

  1. To mimic or imitate.

Inflection[]

References[]

  • Ape” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk DictionaryDokumentasjonsprosjektet.

Romanian[]

Pronunciation[]

Noun[]

ape f. pl.

  1. Plural form of apă. waters

Sinhalese[]

Pronoun[]

Ape

  1. our

Derived terms[]

  • apeadaviya = "our site"

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