amper

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Indonesian hampir

Adverb[edit]

amper

  1. almost

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English ampre, from Old English ampre (a dilated vein, varix, tumour, swelling", also "dock, sorrel). Related to aber.

Noun[edit]

amper (plural ampers)

  1. A tumour, often accompanied by inflammation; pustule; varicose vein; pus; atter.
  2. A defect or flaw, especially in cloth.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Indonesian hampir

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

amper

  1. scarcely

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

amper (plural amperek)

  1. ampere (unit of electrical current)

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Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

amper

  1. ampere (unit of electrical current)


This Icelandic entry was created from the translations listed at ampere. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see amper in the Icelandic Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) November 2009


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Apparently from Middle Low German. Perhaps cognate with Old Norse apr (hard, painful).

Adjective[edit]

amper (masculine amper; feminine amper; neuter ampert; plural ampre; comparative amprere; superlative amprest)

  1. (of people) petulant; easily aggravated

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French physicist and mathematician André-Marie Ampère

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

amper m (abbreviation A)

  1. ampere

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

àmpēr m (Cyrillic spelling а̀мпе̄р)

  1. ampere (unit of electrical current)

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Slovene[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ampêr m inan (genitive ampêrja, nominative plural ampêrji)

  1. ampere (unit of electrical current)

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish amper. Nationalencyklopedins ordbok traces the word Low German amper (sharp; harsh). According to Svenska Akademiens ordbok it is also related to Latin amarus (bitter) and Sanskrit [script?] (amá-, sour).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

amper (comparative amprare, superlative amprast)

  1. harsh, stern, particularly about older women
    En amper bondmora.
    A stern peasantwoman.
  2. (of taste) pungent, biting, strong
    Till desserten serverades vi en synnerligen amper blåmögelost.
    At the dessert, we were served a very strong blue cheese.

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French ampère.

Noun[edit]

amper

  1. ampere (unit of electrical current)


This Turkish entry was created from the translations listed at ampere. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see amper in the Turkish Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) October 2009


West Frisian[edit]

Adverb[edit]

amper

  1. barely, hardly, scarcely
  2. virtually