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amar

amar

See also: amâr, åmar, and ämār

Aromanian

Alternative forms

Adjective

amar (feminine amarã)

  1. bitter

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Assan

Etymology

From Proto-Yeniseian *ʔamar (small embankment, pit).

Noun

amar

  1. hill

Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic) IPA(key): /əˈma/
  • (Central) IPA(key): /əˈma/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /aˈmaɾ/

Etymology

From Old Provençal amar, from Latin amāre, present active infinitive of amō (I love), from Proto-Indo-European [Term?].

Verb

amar (first-person singular present amo, past participle amat)

  1. to love, have great affection for, care about.

Conjugation

Usage notes

  • Amar is usually used in poetic contexts. The verb estimar is much more common.

Franco-Provençal

Etymology

From Latin amāre, present active infinitive of āmō.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /a.ma/

Verb

amar

  1. to love
    Je t'âmo ― I love you.
  2. to like
    Il âme bien regardar la télévision lo sêr. ― He likes to watch TV in the evening.

Conjugation

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Friulian

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Latin amārus.

Adjective

amar

  1. bitter
  2. sour

Antonyms


Galician

Etymology

From Old Portuguese amar, from Latin amāre, present active infinitive of amō.

Verb

amar (first-person singular present amo, first-person singular preterite amei, past participle amado)

  1. to love

Conjugation


Ido

Etymology

From Esperanto ami, from French aimer, Spanish amar, Italian amare, all ultimately from Latin amāre, present active infinitive of amō (I love).

Verb

amar (present tense amas, past tense amis, future tense amos, imperative amez, conditional amus)

  1. to love
    Me amas mea genetori."
    I love my parents.
    El amis tua libro.
    She loved your book.

Conjugation

See also

  • amorar (to love passionately)

Root

Also root for amaro.


Interlingua

Etymology 1

From Latin amāre, present active infinitive of amō (I love)

Verb

amar

  1. to love, have great affection for.
  2. to like, to be fond of.
Conjugation

Etymology 2

From Latin amārus/amāra/amārum, Italian amaro/amara, Romanian amar. Compare Spanish amargo/amarga, Catalan amarg, Esperanto amara.

Adjective

amar (comparative plus amar, superlative le plus amar)

  1. bitter (having an acrid taste)
Synonyms

Italian

Verb

amar

  1. apocopic form of amare

Anagrams


Kott

Etymology

From Proto-Yeniseian *ʔamar "small embankment, pit".

Noun

amar

  1. small pit

Ladino

Etymology

From Latin amāre, present active infinitive of amō (I love)

Verb

amar (Latin spelling, Hebrew spelling אמאר)

  1. to love

Occitan

Etymology 1

From Old Provençal [Term?], from Latin amārus.

Adjective

amar m (feminine singular amara, masculine plural amars, feminine plural amaras)

  1. acrid

Etymology 2

From the Classical norm aimar, from Old Provençal amar, from Latin amāre, present active infinitive of amō (I love).

Verb

amar

  1. (Mistralian) Alternative form of aimar

Old Irish

Noun

amar n

  1. song, singing

Inflection

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Synonyms

  • (song): cepóc, cétal, dúan, dúchann, laíd, od
  • (singing): cétal

Descendants


Old Provençal

Etymology

From Latin amāre, present active infinitive of amō (I love).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /amar/

Verb

amar

  1. to love
    • c. 1110, Guilhèm de Peitieus, ‘Canso’:
      Ma dona m’assai’ e·m prueva, / Quossi de qual guiza l’am [...].
      My lady tries to tempt me to find out how much I love her.

Descendants


Portuguese

Etymology

From Old Portuguese amar, from Latin amāre, present active infinitive of amō (I love), from Proto-Indo-European [Term?].

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /a.ˈmar/
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ɐ.ˈmaɾ/
  • Hyphenation: a‧mar

Verb

amar (first-person singular present indicative amo, past participle amado)

  1. (transitive) To love, to have great affection for.
    Graças a você, agora nos conhecemos, nos casamos e nos amamos. — “Thanks to you, now we met, we married and we love each other.”
  2. (intransitive) To have the ability to love, to feel love.
    Pobre homem, em todos esses oitenta anos nunca amou de verdade. — “Poor man, in all those eighty years, never really loved.”
  3. First-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of amar
  4. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) future subjunctive of amar
  5. First-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of amar
  6. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) personal infinitive of amar

Conjugation

Derived terms

Antonyms


Romanian

Etymology

From Latin amārus (bitter), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃em-, *h₂eh₃m- (bitter, raw).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /aˈmar/

Adjective

amar m, n (feminine singular amară, masculine plural amari, feminine and neuter plural amare)

  1. (of food) bitter, rancid
  2. (of a person) bitter, rude

Declension

Antonyms

Derived terms

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Scottish Gaelic

Noun

amar m (genitive singular amair, plural amaran)

  1. basin, pool, bath
  2. tank, cistern, vat
  3. channel, trough

Derived terms


Spanish

Etymology

From Latin amāre, present active infinitive of amō (I love), from Proto-Indo-European [Term?].

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /aˈmaɾ/

Verb

amar (first-person singular present amo, first-person singular preterite amé, past participle amado)

  1. to love, have great affection for, care about.
    Te amo. - “I love you.”

Conjugation

Related terms

See also


Venetian

Etymology

From Latin amāre, present active infinitive of amō (I love). Compare Italian amare.

Verb

amar

  1. (transitive) To love
  2. (transitive) To like

Conjugation

  • Venetian conjugation varies from one region to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.