amanse

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English amansen, amansien, from Old English āmānsumian (to excommunicate, anathematize, curse, proscribe, outlaw, literally to disjoin), from a- (out, without) + ġemāna (community, company, common property, communion, companionship, intercourse, cohabitation) + -sumian, equivalent to a- +‎ mone (companion, companionship) +‎ -some. Cognate with Old High German armeinsamōn (to excommunicate).

Verb[edit]

amanse (third-person singular simple present amanses, present participle amansing, simple past and past participle amansed)

  1. (transitive, dialectal or obsolete) To excommunicate; interdict.
    • 1781, Jacob Bryant, Thomas Chatterton, Observations upon the poems of Thomas Rowley:
      From hence it is plain, that the amanased, or amansed nations were the infidel Saracens.
  2. (transitive, dialectal or obsolete) To ban; curse; accurse.

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Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

amanse

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of amansar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of amansar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of amansar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of amansar.

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

amanse

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of amansar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of amansar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of amansar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of amansar