Origin of apo-
Examples from the Web for apo
Historical Examples of apo
Their home is at the foot of the volcano of Apo (Davao, in Mindanao).
On arrival they had checked in at the Apo View Hotel and had lost no time in finding local constabulary headquarters.The Pirates of Shan
Harold Leland Goodwin
All kin of the same generation as his grandparents, great-grandparents, etc., are apo (grandparents).Ifugao Law
R. F. Burton
Nearly every evening, near sundown, I see a pair of wild pigeons homing toward the crest of Apo.
The dark crept swiftly up the slopes as if envious of the ruby crown set on Apo's forehead by the abdicating sun.
Word Origin for apo-
before vowels ap-, word-forming element meaning "from, away from, separate, free from," from Greek apo "from, away from; after; in descent from," in compounds, "from, asunder, away, off; finishing, completing; ceasing from; back again," from PIE root *apo- "off, away" (cf. Sanskrit apa "away from," Avestan apa "away from," Latin ab "away from, from," Gothic af, Old English of "away from").