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apa



apa
monkey


Declensions
a monkeyen apa
the monkeyapan
monkeysapor
the monkeysaporna

Definitions

Swedish > English
apa
     1. n. A primate; ape, monkey.
           (ux, sv, De visade en dokumentär om apor på teve., They showed a documentary about primates on TV.)
     2. n. (slang) A dumb or annoying person; idiot.
           (ux, sv, Vad gör den där jävla apan här?, What's that moron doing here?)
     3. n. (colloquial, idiomatic) A bad smell.
           (ux, sv, Det luktar apa här inne., It smells terrible in here.)
     4. n. (nautical, historical) A sail on the main mast or mizzen mast of a sailing ship.
     5. v. To (attempt to) imitate without a sense of originality, usually with the particle efter; to ape, to monkey.
           (ux, sv, De apade bara efter det jag hade skrivit., They just aped what I had written.)
     6. v. (reflexive) To behave in a whimsical or foolish manner; to clown around.
           (ux, sv, Hon apade sig inför hela klassen., She monkeyed around in front of the whole class.)


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