amiko

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Common Romance, ultimately from Latin amicus.

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Noun[edit]

amiko ‎(accusative singular amikon, plural amikoj, accusative plural amikojn)

  1. a friend
    • 2005, Portella, Luiz, Ŝi estas mia amiko (in Esperanto), ISBN 978-85-60661-00-8, page 37:
      — Mateo, ĉu vi enamiĝis al Barbara? — demandas Marko.
      — Ne. Ŝi estas mia amiko.
      "Matt, did you fall for Barbara?" asks Mark. "No. She's my friend."
    La malamiko de mia malamiko estas mia amiko.
    The enemy of my enemy is my friend.

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Usage notes[edit]

  • Originally signified a male friend, now means a friend of any sex.

Hyponyms[edit]

  • (neologism) amikiĉo ‎(male friend)
  • amikino ‎(female friend)

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Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Esperanto amiko, from French ami, Spanish amigo, Italian amico, all ultimately from Latin amicus.

Noun[edit]

amiko (plural amiki)

  1. friend

Derived terms[edit]

  • amikulo ‎(a male friend)
  • amikino ‎(a female friend)
  • amikala ‎(friendly, amicable)
  • amikale ‎(friendly)
  • amikalajo ‎(a friendly act)
  • amikeso ‎(friendship, friendliness, amity)
  • amikeskar ‎(become friendly (with someone))

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