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Meaning of "apostrophus" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF APOSTROPHUS

apostrophus  [əˈpɒstrəfəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF APOSTROPHUS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Apostrophus is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES APOSTROPHUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

apostrophus

Roman numerals

Roman numerals, the numeric system used in ancient Rome, employs combinations of letters from the Latin alphabet to signify values. The numbers 1 to 10 can be expressed in Roman numerals as follows: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X. The Roman numeral system is a cousin of Etruscan numerals. Use of Roman numerals continued after the decline of the Roman Empire. From the 14th century on, Roman numerals began to be replaced in most contexts by more convenient Hindu-Arabic numerals; however this process was gradual, and the use of Roman numerals in some minor applications continues to this day.

Definition of apostrophus in the English dictionary

The definition of apostrophus in the dictionary is a symbol resembling a reversed letter C used in Roman numerals to denote large numbers.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH APOSTROPHUS


amorphous
əˈmɔːfəs
doofus
ˈduːfəs
Dreyfus
ˈdreɪfəs
isomorphous
ˌaɪsəʊˈmɔːfəs
Josephus
dʒəʊˈsiːfəs
metamorphous
ˌmɛtəˈmɔːfəs
monadelphous
ˌmɒnəˈdɛlfəs
ophiomorphous
ˌɒfɪəˈmɔːfəs
philadelphus
ˌfɪləˈdɛlfəs
pleomorphous
ˌpliːəˈmɔːfəs
polymorphous
ˌpɒlɪˈmɔːfəs
postface
ˈpəʊstfəs
Pseudepigraphous
ˌsju:dɪˈpɪɡrəfəs
rufous
ˈruːfəs
Sisyphus
ˈsɪsɪfəs
tophus
ˈtəʊfəs
triadelphous
ˌtraɪəˈdɛlfəs
typhous
ˈtaɪfəs
typhus
ˈtaɪfəs
zizyphus
ˈzɪzɪfəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE APOSTROPHUS

apostle bird
apostle spoon
Apostles´ Creed
apostleship
apostolate
apostolic
apostolic delegate
Apostolic Fathers
Apostolic See
Apostolic succession
apostolical
apostolically
apostolicism
apostolicity
apostolize
apostrophe
apostrophic
apostrophise
apostrophize
apothecaries

WORDS THAT END LIKE APOSTROPHUS

Aarhus
acanthus
ailanthus
Bacchus
Balthus
ceanothus
deinonychus
dianthus
Gustavus Adolphus
helianthus
jacchus
miscanthus
Ophiuchus
Paphus
scrub typhus
scyphus
Telemachus
thus
tick-borne typhus
Xanthus

Synonyms and antonyms of apostrophus in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «apostrophus» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF APOSTROPHUS

Find out the translation of apostrophus to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of apostrophus from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «apostrophus» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

apostrophus
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

apostrophus
570 millions of speakers

English

apostrophus
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

apostrophus
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

apostrophus
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

apostrophus
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

apostrophus
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

apostrophus
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

apostrophus
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Apostrophus
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

apostrophus
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

apostrophus
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

apostrophus
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Apostrophus
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

apostrophus
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

apostrophus
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अपोस्ट्रॉफस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

apostrophus
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

apostrophus
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

apostrophus
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

apostrophus
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

apostrophus
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

apostrophus
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

apostrophus
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

apostrophus
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

apostrophus
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of apostrophus

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «APOSTROPHUS»

The term «apostrophus» is used very little and occupies the 158.934 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «APOSTROPHUS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «apostrophus» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «apostrophus» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about apostrophus

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «APOSTROPHUS»

Discover the use of apostrophus in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to apostrophus and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Works of Shakespeare ...
You find not the apostrophus, and so miss the accent : let me supervise the canzonet. Here are only numbers ratified ; but, for the elegancy, facility, and golden cadence of poesy, caret. Ovidius Naso was the man : 115 and why, indeed, Naso, ...
William Shakespeare, 1906
2
A copious Greek grammar, tr. by E.V. Blomfield [ed. by C.J. ...
In cases where the final v also might be put, except in the dative, the Attic Poets prefer the apostrophus, and say efjecrT ipoi, not e£e<rrii/ euoi . Obs. 2. The old Poets, as well as the Dorians'1, omit also the a irf irapa, dvd, before a consonant,  ...
August Heinrich Matthiae, Charles James Blomfield (bp. of London), 1820
3
A copious Greek grammar
Of the Apostrophus, or Elision. When two vowels at the end of one and at the beginning of §. another word come together, the final vowel of the first word ( is rejected (by the poets), in the place of which the apostrophus ( ' ) is put over the ...
August Heinrich Matthiae, John Kenrick, 1837
4
A Copius Greek Grammar
In cases where the final v also might be put, except in the dative, the Attic Poets prefer the apostrophus, and say e^ecrr epol, not e£eo~Tiv e/uoi . Obs. 2. The old Poets, as well as the Dorians'1, omit also the a in Trapd, dvd, before a consonant,  ...
August Matthiae, 1820
5
Inside the Offertory : Aspects of Chronology and ...
Two other types of neumes that require commentary in Ben 34 are the apostrophus and the various compound neumes that involve an oriscus. Although the apostrophus looks like a liquescence, it is frequently employed outside of ...
Boulder Rebecca Maloy Assistant Professor of Musicology University of Colorado, 2010
6
Legends of the Holy Rood
THE APOSTROPHUS AND HYPHEN. Car. 10. l. The learned printeres uses to symboliz apostrophus and hyphen as wel as a, b, c. 2. Apostrophus is the ejecting of a letter or a syllab out of one word or out betuene tuae, and is alwayes marked ...
Richard Morris, 1871
7
Of the Orthographie and Congruitie of the Britan Tongue
OF THE APOSTROPHUS AND HYPHEN. Cap. 10. 1. The learned printeres uses to symboliz apostrophus and hyphen as wel as a, b, c. 2. Apostrophus is the ejecting of a letter or a syllab out of one word or out betuene tuae, and is alwayes  ...
Alexander Hume (schoolmaster.), Henry Benjamin Wheatley, 1865
8
The Works of Shakespeare ....: Love's labour's lost, ed. by ...
You find not the apostrophus, and so miss the accent : let me supervise the canzonet. bers ratified; but, for the elegancy, facility, and golden Ovidius N aso was the man: and why, indeed, Naso, but for smelling out the odoriferous flowers of ...
William Shakespeare, William James Craig, Robert Hope Case, 1906
9
The Works of Shakespeare: Love's labour's lost
You find not the apostrophus, and so miss the accent : let me supervise the canzonet. Here are only numbers ratified ; but, for the elegancy, facility, and golden cadence of poesy, caret. Ovidius Naso was the man : 115 and why, indeed, Naso, ...
William Shakespeare, William James Craig, Robert Hope Case, 1906
10
The Classical Journal
Not that any examples are wanting to prove that the ancients did use the apostrophus in prose ; for it was scarcely possible for them not to do so in many instances ; the question is, whether there was the same uniformity of usage amongst ...

2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «APOSTROPHUS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term apostrophus is used in the context of the following news items.
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Ut pictura notarum figura : la notation neumatique à la lumière des …
Après 1060 environ, l'apostrophus-acuasta, dans la mesure où il a survécu, était employé pour signaler la liquescence ou simplement comme un ornement ... «Revues.org, Jun 14»
2
Who's Mindful of Who's Apostrophes'?
By contrast, the sign of elision is an adaptation of late Latin apostrophus and should have become apostroph (compare French apostrophe and ... «OUPblog, Jul 08»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Apostrophus [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/apostrophus>. Feb 2020 ».
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