ampon

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ampun (pardon, forgiveness). Compare Maguindanao ampon, Kapampangan ampun, Aklanon ampun, Tausug ampun, Malay ampun, and Old Javanese ampun.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: am‧pon
  • IPA(key): /ʔamˈpon/, [ʔɐmˈpon]

Noun[edit]

ampón

  1. adopted child
    Synonym: anak-anakan
  2. adoption of a child
    Synonyms: alaga, kupkop, angkin
  3. (obsolete) shelter; protection; assistance
    Synonyms: alaga, aruga, kupkop, kalinga, kandili, tangkilik, amparo, sanggalang, tulong

Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ampón

  1. adopted (of a child)
  2. (obsolete) sheltered

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