Complete Definition of "ape"

see|Ape|Ã¥pe
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English
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Etymology
From ME., from OE. term|apa|lang=ang.

Pronunciation
enPR|Äp, IPA|/eɪp/, SAMPA|/eIp

Noun
en-noun

  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.

Translations
trans-top|animal
Afrikaans: aap
Bulgarian: маймÑна
CJKV characters: ç¿
Chinese: æ å°¾ç¿, ç¡å°¾ç¿; 类人ç¿, é¡äººç¿
Czech: opice f
Dutch: aap m, apin f, mensaap
Estonian': ahv
Finnish: apina, ihmisapina i|scientific
French: singe#French|singe f
German: Menschenaffe m
Hungarian: majom
Italian: scimmia f
Japanese: ç¿ (ãã, saru), é¡äººç¿ (ãããããã, ruijin'en)
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Korean: ìì­ì´ (weonsung'i) (ape or monkey); ì ì¸ì yu-in-weon
Lithuanian: beždžiõnÄ f, a member of the family Pongidae žmõgbeždžionÄ f
Norwegian: ape c
Polish: maÅpa czÅekoksztaÅtna f
Portuguese: macaco m
Russian: обезÑÑна (obez'yana)
Serbian:
:* Cyrillic: маjмÑн
:* Latin: majmun
Spanish: mono m
Swedish: människoapa c, apa c
Ukrainian: мавпа
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trans-top|derogatory: person
German: Affe m
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Verb
en-verb|ap|ing

  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 âapingâ in externals nor as an enacting in the sense of assuming a foreign role.

Translations
trans-top|imitate
Dutch: na-apen, nadoen, nabootsen, imiteren
Finnish: matkia, apinoida
trans-mid
German: nachäffen
Portuguese: imitar
Swedish: härma, apa efter
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Anagrams
pea

Related terms
apeman
apeshit
go ape
monkey
troop i|collective noun

See also
Appendix: Animals

Category:Primates


Finnish

Noun
fi-noun|ap|type=ape

  1. horse food
  2. colloquial|lang=fi food

Interlingua

Noun
ia-noun|s

  1. bee

Related terms
apicultura


Italian
wikipedia|lang=it

Noun
it-noun|ap|f|e|i

  1. bee
  2. context|familiar|lang=it honeybee

Synonyms
(2) ape da miele, ape domestica

Related terms
ape regina
apiario
apicoltura
apino
apiterapia

Category:it:Insects


Norwegian

Noun
no-noun-m1|ap

  1. ape#English|ape, monkey

Romanian

Etymology
Plural of term|apÄ|langro, from L.|ro term|aqua|langla.

Noun
ro-pl|apÄ|gend=f

  1. waters

Sinhalese

Pronoun
infl|si|pronoun

  1. our

Derived terms
apeadaviya = "our site"

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