See also: amálgama, amalgamá, and amalgamą

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amalgama

  1. Archaic form of amalgam.

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Borrowed from Medieval Latin amalgama (mercury alloy), from Ancient Greek μάλαγμα (málagma, emollient), from μαλάσσω (malássō, to soften), from μαλακός (malakós, soft).

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amalgama f (plural amalgames)

  1. (metallurgy) amalgam (an alloy containing mercury)
  2. amalgam (a combination of different things)

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French

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amalgama

  1. third-person singular past historic of amalgamer

Interlingua

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amalgama (plural amalgamas)

  1. amalgam (alloy)

Italian

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  • IPA(key): /aˈmal.ɡa.ma/
  • Rhymes: -alɡama
  • Hyphenation: a‧màl‧ga‧ma

Etymology 1

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Borrowed from Medieval Latin amalgama (mercury alloy), from Arabic اَلْمَلْغَم (al-malḡam, emollient poultice or unguent for sores), from Ancient Greek μάλαγμα (málagma, emollient), from μαλάσσω (malássō, I soften), from μαλακός (malakós, soft).

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amalgama m (plural amalgami)

  1. amalgam (all senses)

Etymology 2

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See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

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amalgama

  1. inflection of amalgamare:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

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amalgama n (genitive amalgamatis); third declension (from Medieval Latin)

  1. amalgam

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Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative amalgama amalgamata
Genitive amalgamatis amalgamatum
Dative amalgamatī amalgamatibus
Accusative amalgama amalgamata
Ablative amalgamate amalgamatibus
Vocative amalgama amalgamata

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Maltese

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Etymology 1

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Borrowed from Italian amalgamare.

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amalgama (imperfect jamalgama, past participle amalgamat, verbal noun amalgamar)

  1. to amalgamate
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    Conjugation of amalgama
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
perfect m amalgamajt amalgamajt amalgama amalgamajna amalgamajtu amalgamaw
f amalgamat
imperfect m namalgama tamalgama jamalgama namalgamaw tamalgamaw jamalgamaw
f tamalgama
imperative amalgama amalgamaw

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Borrowed from Italian amalgama.

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amalgama f (plural amalgami)

  1. amalgam
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Polish

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Etymology

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See amalgam.

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  • IPA(key): /a.malˈɡa.ma/
  • Rhymes: -ama
  • Syllabification: a‧mal‧ga‧ma

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amalgama n (indeclinable)[1] or amalgama f[2]

  1. Obsolete form of amalgam.

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or indeclinable.

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  1. ^ Witold Doroszewski, editor (1958–1969), “amalgama”, in Słownik języka polskiego (in Polish), Warszawa: PWN
  2. ^ amalgama”, in Słownik gramatyczny języka polskiego [Grammatical Dictionary of Polish], 2022

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amalgama

  1. inflection of amalgamar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Romanian

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Borrowed from French amalgamer.

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a amalgama (third-person singular present amalgamează, past participle amalgamat) 1st conj.

  1. to amalgamate

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Etymology 1

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Borrowed from Medieval Latin amalgama (mercury alloy), from Ancient Greek μάλαγμα (málagma, emollient), from μαλάσσω (malássō, to soften), from μαλακός (malakós, soft).

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amalgama f (plural amalgamas)

  1. amalgam (a combination of different things)
    • 2013, René J. Vergara, The Art of Cuban Percussion / El Arte de la Percusión Cubana, Schwabe AG, →ISBN, page 12:
      La música cubana nace de una amalgama de fórmulas de la música clásica, folklórica de origen Hispánico y Africano, así como popular, militar, religiosa, con el aporte de países de las Antillas, el Caribe, Francia, Inglaterra y los Estados Unidos.
      Cuban music is born from an amalgam of formulas from classical music, folkloric music of Hispanic and African origin, as well as pop, military, and religious music, with contributions from countries in the Antilles, the Caribbean, France, England, and the United States.
  2. (metallurgy) amalgam (an alloy containing mercury)
    • 1848, José María Pérez Morales, Benito Tamayo, Curso de química general arreglado a las esplicaciones del profesor D. Vicente Santiago de Masarnau y comprendiendo todo lo mandado en el plan vigente de estudios, page 739:
      El estaño y el mercurio se alean fácilmente y en varias proporciones. Estas amalgamas son muy brillantes, y no se alteran por solo la accion del aire.
      Tin and mercury are alloyed easily and in several proportions. These amalgams are very shiny, and they are not altered by the mere effect of air.
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Etymology 2

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See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

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amalgama

  1. inflection of amalgamar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

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