From Tolkien Gateway

AP is an Elvish root of an unknown signification.[1] A rejected signification was "cook(?)".[2]

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, Part Three: "The Etymologies", p. 348
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Addenda and Corrigenda to the Etymologies — Part One" (edited by Carl F. Hostetter and Patrick H. Wynne), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 45, November 2003, p. 6
  3. No language abbreviation is given for the gloss apsa, but it is likely supposed to be Quenya; cf. Helge Fauskanger, Quettaparma Quenyallo (accessed 10 December 2010)