amper

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English ampre, from Old English ampre ‎(a dilated vein, varix, tumour, swelling", also "dock, sorrel). Related to aber.

Noun[edit]

amper ‎(plural ampers)

  1. A tumour, often accompanied by inflammation; pustule; varicose vein; pus; atter.
  2. A defect or flaw, especially in cloth.

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Indonesian hampir

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adverb[edit]

amper

  1. almost
    • Jouself amper gekak!
      You almost shat yourself!

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Indonesian hampir

Adverb[edit]

amper

  1. scarcely

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɒmpɛr]
  • Hyphenation: am‧per

Noun[edit]

amper ‎(plural amperek)

  1. ampere (unit of electrical current)

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative amper amperek
accusative ampert ampereket
dative ampernek ampereknek
instrumental amperrel amperekkel
causal-final amperért amperekért
translative amperré amperekké
terminative amperig amperekig
essive-formal amperként amperekként
essive-modal
inessive amperben amperekben
superessive amperen ampereken
adessive ampernél ampereknél
illative amperbe amperekbe
sublative amperre amperekre
allative amperhez amperekhez
elative amperből amperekből
delative amperről amperekről
ablative ampertől amperektől
Possessive forms of amper
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. amperem ampereim
2nd person sing. ampered ampereid
3rd person sing. ampere amperei
1st person plural amperünk ampereink
2nd person plural amperetek ampereitek
3rd person plural amperük ampereik

Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

amper n ‎(genitive singular ampers, nominative plural amper)

  1. ampere (unit of electrical current)

Declension[edit]


This Icelandic entry was created from the translations listed at ampere. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see amper in the Icelandic Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) November 2009


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Apparently from Middle Low German. Perhaps cognate with Old Norse apr ‎(hard, painful).

Adjective[edit]

amper (masculine amper; feminine amper; neuter ampert; plural ampre; comparative amprere; superlative amprest)

  1. (of people) petulant; easily aggravated

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the name of French physicist and mathematician André-Marie Ampère.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

amper m inan (abbreviation A)

  1. ampere

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

External links[edit]

  • amper in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

àmpēr m ‎(Cyrillic spelling а̀мпе̄р)

  1. ampere (unit of electrical current)

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Slovene[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ampêr m inan ‎(genitive ampêrja, nominative plural ampêrji)

  1. ampere (unit of electrical current)

Declension[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish amper. Nationalencyklopedins ordbok traces the word German Low German amper ‎(sharp; harsh). According to Svenska Akademiens ordbok it is also related to Latin amarus ‎(bitter) and Sanskrit अम्ल ‎(amla, sour).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

amper (comparative amprare, superlative amprast)

  1. harsh, stern, particularly about older women
    En amper bondmora.
    A stern peasantwoman.
  2. (of taste) pungent, biting, strong
    Till desserten serverades vi en synnerligen amper blåmögelost.
    At the dessert, we were served a very strong blue cheese.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of amper
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular amper amprare amprast
Neuter singular ampert amprare amprast
Plural ampra amprare amprast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 ampre amprare ampraste
All ampra amprare ampraste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French ampère.

Noun[edit]

amper ‎(definite accusative amperi, plural amperler)

  1. ampere (unit of electrical current)


This Turkish entry was created from the translations listed at ampere. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see amper in the Turkish Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) October 2009


West Frisian[edit]

Adverb[edit]

amper

  1. barely, hardly, scarcely
  2. virtually