amigo

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See also: amìgo

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish amigo (friend), from Latin amicus (friend), derived from amare (to love). Compare French ami, Italian amico, Portuguese amigo and Romanian amic.

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Noun[edit]

amigo (plural amigos, feminine amiga)

  1. (casual term) friend
  2. (casual term, mainly California, informal) Mexican

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese amigo, from Latin amīcus.

Noun[edit]

amigo m (plural amigos)

  1. friend (male)

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Adjective[edit]

amigo m (feminine amiga, masculine plural amigos, feminine plural amigas)

  1. friendly
    países amigos — "friendly countries"

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Ladino[edit]

Noun[edit]

amigo m (Latin spelling, Hebrew spelling אמיגו)

  1. (male) friend

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Old Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin amīcus (friend; friendly), from amō (I love) + -icus.

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Noun[edit]

amigo m (plural amigos, feminine amiga, feminine plural amigas)

  1. friend
  2. lover

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese amigo, from Latin amīcus (friend; friendly), from amō (I love) + -icus. Compare Catalan amic, French ami, Italian amico, Romanian amic and Spanish amigo.

Noun[edit]

amigo m (plural amigos, feminine amiga, feminine plural amigas)

  1. friend (person whose company one enjoys)
    João e Maria são meus amigos.
    John and Mary are my friends.
  2. friend (an associate or thing which provides assistance)
    Sou amigo da natureza.
    I’m a friend of nature.
    Perseverança é a melhor amiga do conhecimento.
    Perseverance is knowledge’s best friend.
  3. a state with good relations with another state
    O Canadá é amigo dos Estados Unidos.
    Canada is the United States’ friend.

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Antonyms[edit]

  • (person whose company one enjoys): inimigo

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Adjective[edit]

amigo m (feminine amiga, plural amigos, feminine plural amigas; comparable)

  1. friendly (characteristic of friendliness)
    Abraço amigo.
    Friendly hug.
  2. (military) friendly (of or pertaining to friendlies)
    Fogo amigo.
    Friendly fire.
  3. beneficial (helpful or good to something or someone)
    Preço amigo.
    Cheap price.
    Conselho amigo.
    Helpful advice.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish amigo, amygo, from Latin amīcus (compare Catalan amic, French ami, Italian amico, Portuguese amigo, Romanian amic), from amō (I love).

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Noun[edit]

amigo m (plural amigos, feminine amiga)

  1. friend

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Usage notes[edit]

The noun amigo is like several other Spanish nouns with a human referent. The masculine forms are used when the referent is known to be male, a group of males, a group of mixed or unknown gender, or an individual of unknown or unspecified gender. The feminine forms are used if the referent is known to be female or a group of females.

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Venetian[edit]

Noun[edit]

amigo m (plural amighi) (Alternative plural: amisi)

  1. friend