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amico (plural amicos)

  1. friend



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



amico m (plural amici, feminine amica)

  1. friend, companion, pardner
  2. boyfriend

Derived termsEdit

  • amichetto (playmate, literally small friend)
  • amico dell'uomo (man's best friend, dog, literally man's friend)

Related termsEdit



  1. first-person singular present indicative of amicarsi



Etymology 1Edit

From amīcus (friendly; friend) +‎ .


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

  1. (transitive) I make friendly to myself.
   Conjugation of amico (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 amīcātūrus esse amīcārī amīcātus esse amīcātum īrī
participles amīcāns amīcātūrus amīcātus amīcandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
amīcāre amīcandī amīcandō amīcandum amīcātum amīcātū

Etymology 2Edit



  1. dative singular of amīcus
  2. ablative singular of amīcus


  • 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