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amper

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

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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AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Indonesian hampir

AdverbEdit

amper

  1. almost

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Indonesian hampir

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

amper

  1. scarcely

HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

amper (plural amperek)

  1. ampere (unit of electrical current)

DeclensionEdit


IcelandicEdit

NounEdit

amper n (genitive singular ampers, nominative plural amper)

  1. ampere (unit of electrical current)


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 BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. (of people) petulant; easily aggravated

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PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French physicist and mathematician

External linksEdit

  • amper” in Polish dictionaries at PWN

André-Marie Ampère

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

amper m (abbreviation A)

  1. ampere

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

NounEdit

àmpēr m (Cyrillic spelling а̀мпе̄р)

  1. ampere (unit of electrical current)

DeclensionEdit


SloveneEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ampêr m inan (genitive ampêrja, nominative plural ampêrji)

  1. ampere (unit of electrical current)

DeclensionEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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.

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TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French ampère.

NounEdit

amper (definite accusative [[{{{1}}}#Turkish|{{{1}}}]], plural [[{{{2}}}#Turkish|{{{2}}}]])

  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 FrisianEdit

AdverbEdit

amper

  1. barely, hardly, scarcely
  2. virtually