See also: Amico and amicò

InterlinguaEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

amico (plural amicos)

  1. friend

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aˈmi.ko/
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  • Rhymes: -iko

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin amīcus. Compare Catalan amic, French ami, Portuguese amigo, Romanian amic, Sardinian amícu, Spanish amigo.

NounEdit

amico m (plural amici, feminine amica)

  1. friend, companion, partner
  2. boyfriend
Derived termsEdit
  • amichetto (playmate, literally small friend)
  • amico dell'uomo (man's best friend, dog, literally man's friend)
Related termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Romanian: amic

AdjectiveEdit

amico (feminine amica, masculine plural amici, feminine plural amiche, superlative amicissimo)

  1. friendly, amicable
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

amico

  1. first-person singular present indicative of amicarsi

Further readingEdit

  • amico in Collins Italian-English Dictionary
  • amico in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)
  • amico in Grandi Dizionari
  • amico in garzantilinguistica.it – Garzanti Linguistica, De Agostini Scuola Spa
  • amico in Dizionario Italiano Olivetti, Olivetti Media Communication
  • amico in sapere.it – De Agostini Editore
  • amico in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From amīcus (friendly; friend) +‎ .

VerbEdit

amīcō (present infinitive amīcāre, perfect active amīcāvī, supine amīcātum); first conjugation

  1. (transitive) I make friendly to myself
ConjugationEdit
   Conjugation of amīcō (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present amīcō amīcās amīcat amīcāmus amīcātis amīcant
imperfect amīcābam amīcābās amīcābat amīcābāmus amīcābātis amīcābant
future amīcābō amīcābis amīcābit amīcābimus amīcābitis amīcābunt
perfect amīcāvī amīcāvistī amīcāvit amīcāvimus amīcāvistis amīcāvērunt, amīcāvēre
pluperfect amīcāveram amīcāverās amīcāverat amīcāverāmus amīcāverātis amīcāverant
future perfect amīcāverō amīcāveris amīcāverit amīcāverimus amīcāveritis amīcāverint
passive present amīcor amīcāris, amīcāre amīcātur amīcāmur amīcāminī amīcantur
imperfect amīcābar amīcābāris, amīcābāre amīcābātur amīcābāmur amīcābāminī amīcābantur
future amīcābor amīcāberis, amīcābere amīcābitur amīcābimur amīcābiminī amīcābuntur
perfect amīcātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect amīcātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect amīcātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present amīcem amīcēs amīcet amīcēmus amīcētis amīcent
imperfect amīcārem amīcārēs amīcāret amīcārēmus amīcārētis amīcārent
perfect amīcāverim amīcāverīs amīcāverit amīcāverīmus amīcāverītis amīcāverint
pluperfect amīcāvissem amīcāvissēs amīcāvisset amīcāvissēmus amīcāvissētis amīcāvissent
passive present amīcer amīcēris, amīcēre amīcētur amīcēmur amīcēminī amīcentur
imperfect amīcārer amīcārēris, amīcārēre amīcārētur amīcārēmur amīcārēminī amīcārentur
perfect amīcātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect amīcātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present amīcā amīcāte
future amīcātō amīcātō amīcātōte amīcantō
passive present amīcāre amīcāminī
future amīcātor amīcātor amīcantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives amīcāre amīcāvisse amīcātūrum esse amīcārī amīcātum esse amīcātum īrī
participles amīcāns amīcātūrus amīcātus amīcandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
amīcandī amīcandō amīcandum amīcandō amīcātum amīcātū

Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

NounEdit

amīcō

  1. dative/ablative singular of amīcus

ReferencesEdit

  • amico in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • amico in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to be friendly with any one: uti aliquo amico