Amber

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See also: amber and ämber

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From amber, from Middle English ambre, from Old French ambre, from Latin ambar, from Arabicعَنْبَر(ʕanbar, ambergris).

Proper noun[edit]

Amber

  1. A female given name from English, popular in the 1980s and the 1990s.
    • 1854 Harper's Magazine, Volume IX, June to November 1854, page 667 ("Lady Amber Mayne")
      The youngest daughter of the Marchioness of Summerdown had one of these quaint, pretty names - Amber! - and what a pretty creature she was!
    • 1944, Kathleen Winsor, Forever Amber, Chicago Review Press, published 2000, →ISBN, page 14:
      And then she said softly, "Sarah - I think I'll name her Amber - for the colour of her father's eyes - "
    • 2005, Ali Smith, The Accidental, Penguin, published 2006, →ISBN, page 64:
      A bit raddled, maybe thirty, maybe older, tanned like a hitchhiker, dressed like a road protester, one of those older women still determinedly being a girl; all those eighties feministy still-political women were terribly interested in what Eve did. Hippie name. Amber. Ridiculous name.
  2. A surname of uncertain origin.
    • 1901, Frederick Swainson, Acton's Feud: A Public School Story, BiblioBazaar, LLC, published 2007, →ISBN, page 14:
      Amber, the half, generally waltzed round our forwards, and when he secured he passed the ball on to Aspinall.
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Etymology 2[edit]

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From a form of the Hindi आसमान (āsmān, the heavens).

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Proper noun[edit]

Amber

  1. A female given name from Hindi
  2. A city in Rajasthan, India, also known as Amer.

Etymology 3[edit]

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From a pre-Celtic word.

Proper noun[edit]

Amber

  1. A river in Derbyshire, England, which joins the River Derwent at Ambergate.
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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Amber, from amber, from Middle English ambre, from Old French ambre, from Latin ambar, from Arabicعَنْبَر(ʕanbar, amber).

Proper noun[edit]

Amber

  1. a female given name from English

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑmbər/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Am‧ber

Proper noun[edit]

Amber f

  1. a female given name, Amber

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Amber, from amber, from Middle English ambre, aumbre, from Old French aumbre, ambre, from Arabicعَنْبَر(ʕanbar, ambergris), from Middle Persian𐭠𐭭𐭡𐭫(ʾnbl /⁠ambar⁠/, ambergris).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: Am‧ber
  • IPA(key): /ˈʔambeɾ/, [ˈʔam.bɛɾ]

Proper noun[edit]

Amber (Baybayin spelling ᜀᜋ᜔ᜊᜒᜇ᜔)

  1. a female given name from English