amar

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Aromanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin amārus. Compare Daco-Romanian amar.

Adjective[edit]

amar (feminine amarã)

  1. bitter

Related terms[edit]


Assan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

amar

  1. hill

Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

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

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

Conjugation[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

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

Friulian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin amārus.

Adjective[edit]

amar

  1. bitter
  2. sour

Antonyms[edit]


Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin amāre, present active infinitive of amō.

Verb[edit]

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

  1. to love

Conjugation[edit]


Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Common Romance, from Latin amāre, present active infinitive of amō.

Verb[edit]

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

  1. to love

Conjugation[edit]


Interlingua[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

amar

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

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

amar (comparative plus amar, superlative le plus amar)

  1. bitter (having an acrid taste)
Synonyms[edit]

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

amar

  1. apocopic form of amare

Anagrams[edit]


Kott[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

amar

  1. small pit

Ladino[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

amar (Latin spelling, Hebrew spelling אמאר)

  1. to love

Occitan[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin amārus.

Adjective[edit]

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

  1. acrid

Etymology 2[edit]

From the Classical norm aimar, from Old Provençal amar, from Latin amō.

Verb[edit]

amar

  1. (Mistralian) Alternative form of aimar

Old Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

amar n, m

  1. song, singing

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Old Provençal[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

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[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese amar, from Latin amāre, present active infinitive of amō (I love).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

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 have ever feeling 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[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]


Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin amārus (bitter)

Adjective[edit]

amar 4 nom/acc forms

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

Declension[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

amar m (genitive amair, plural amaran)

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

Derived terms[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

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[edit]


Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]


Venetian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

amar

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

Conjugation[edit]