ambe

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See also: ambe'

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ionic Ancient Greek [Term?], from [Term?] (a ridge).

Noun[edit]

ambe

  1. (historical) An old mechanical contrivance, ascribed to Hippocrates, for reducing dislocations of the shoulder.

Anagrams[edit]


Interlingua[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin ambō.

Determiner[edit]

ambe

  1. (quantifying) both
    Rodolfo Cerrón-Palomino proponeva un standard litterari, Quechua meridional, que combina characteristicas de ambe dialectos.[1]
    Rodolfo Cerrón-Palomino proposed a literary standard, Southern Quechua, which combines characteristics of both dialects.

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈam.be/
  • Rhymes: -ambe
  • Hyphenation: àm‧be

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin ambae, nominative singular feminine of ambō (both).

Determiner[edit]

ambe f pl

  1. (literary, rare) feminine plural of ambo (both)

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun[edit]

ambe f pl

  1. plural of amba

North Muyu[edit]

Noun[edit]

ambe

  1. father
    je ambe — his father
    ju ambe — her father

References[edit]

  • Jan Honoré Maria Cornelis Boelaars, The Linguistic Position of South-Western New Guinea (III), chapter XII, Kati language
  • Johan Willem Schoorl, Culture and Change Among the Muyu (1993), page 307

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin ambō; cf. Italian ambo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

ambe

  1. (quantifying) both

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ambe

  1. locative singular of amba (mango)
  2. accusative plural of amba (mango tree)