Definition for apo (2 of 3)
Origin of apo-
Definition for apo (3 of 3)
Examples from the Web for apo
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.
Apo yad adrim puruhta dardar vir bhuvat saram prvyaṁ te; Ṛigv.Zoological Mythology (Volume II)|Angelo de Gubernatis
Their home is at the foot of the volcano of Apo (Davao, in Mindanao).
Apo is the name given to him who governs, and that name is applied by these Indians to him who has any authority in the village.
British Dictionary definitions for apo (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for apo (2 of 2)
Word Origin for apo-
Word Origin and History 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").