amay

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English amayen, from Old French amaier, esmaier (to dismay), from Medieval Latin *exmagāre (to remove the strength from, dismay), from ex- + *magāre, from Old Frankish *magan (to be able), from Proto-Germanic *maganą (to be able), from Proto-Indo-European *mēgh- (to be able). Cognate with Old High German magan (to have power, be able), Old English magan (to be able). More at may.

Verb[edit]

amay (third-person singular simple present amays, present participle amaying, simple past and past participle amayed)

  1. (transitive and intransitive, obsolete) To dismay; confound; be dismayed.

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Hiligaynon[edit]

Noun[edit]

amáy

  1. father, papa, sire