amer

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See also: âmèr, Amer, amer., and Amer.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French amer, from Latin amārus, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃em-, *h₂eh₃m- (bitter, raw).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

amer (feminine amère, masculine plural amers, feminine plural amères)

  1. bitter
  2. sour

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Indonesian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

amèr (plural amer-amer, first-person possessive amerku, second-person possessive amermu, third-person possessive amernya)

  1. Short for anggur merah (red wine).

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

amer

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of amō, "I may/might be loved"

Middle French[edit]

Verb[edit]

amer

  1. (rare) Alternative form of aymer

Conjugation[edit]

  • Middle French conjugation varies from one text to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.

Old French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin amāre, present active infinitive of amō.

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

amer

  1. to love
    1. (Anglo-Norman) to be faithful to
    2. (Anglo-Norman, euphemistic) to make love to
  2. to like
    1. (Anglo-Norman) to be fond of
    2. (Anglo-Norman) to prefer
Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-ms, *-mt are modified to ns, nt. This verb has a stressed present stem aim distinct from the unstressed stem am. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

Related terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • French: aimer
  • Norman: aimer

References[edit]

  • amer in Anglo-Norman Dictionary, Aberystwyth University, 2022

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin amārus.

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

amer m (oblique and nominative feminine singular amere)

  1. bitter
  2. sour
  3. (Anglo-Norman, figuratively) painful; unpleasant; grievous
  4. (Anglo-Norman) fierce
Declension[edit]
Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • amer in Anglo-Norman Dictionary, Aberystwyth University, 2022

Old Saxon[edit]

Noun[edit]

amer f

  1. Alternative form of amsla