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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish amigo (friend), from Latin amicus (friend), derived from amare (to love). Compare French ami, Italian amico, Portuguese amigo and Romanian amic.

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NounEdit

amigo (plural amigos, feminine amiga)

  1. (informal) friend
  2. (informal, chiefly California) Mexican
  3. (historical) A native of the Philippines who was friendly toward the Spanish.

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CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish amigo (male friend), from Old Spanish amigo, amygo, from Latin amīcus.

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amigo

  1. a male friend
  2. (obsolete) an address to a male friend

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese amigo, from Latin amīcus.

NounEdit

amigo m (plural amigos, feminine amiga, feminine plural amigas)

  1. friend (male)

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amigo m (feminine singular amiga, masculine plural amigos, feminine plural amigas)

  1. friendly
    países amigosfriendly countries

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LadinoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish amigo, amygo, from Latin amīcus.

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amigo m (Latin spelling, Hebrew spelling אמיגו)

  1. (male) friend

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Old PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin amīcus (friend; friendly), from amō (I love) + -icus.

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amigo m (plural amigos, feminine amiga, feminine plural amigas)

  1. friend
  2. lover

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese amigo, from Latin amīcus (friend; friendly), from amō (I love) + -icus. Compare Catalan amic, French ami, Italian amico, Romanian amic and Spanish amigo.

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NounEdit

amigo m (plural amigos, feminine amiga, feminine plural amigas)

  1. friend (person whose company one enjoys)
    João e Maria são meus amigos.
    John and Mary are my friends.
  2. friend (an associate or thing which provides assistance)
    Sou amigo da natureza.
    I’m a friend of nature.
    Perseverança é a melhor amiga do conhecimento.
    Perseverance is knowledge’s best friend.
  3. a state with good relations with another state
    O Canadá é amigo dos Estados Unidos.
    Canada is the United States’ friend.

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For usage examples of this term, see Citations:amigo.

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  • (person whose company one enjoys): inimigo

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AdjectiveEdit

amigo m (feminine singular amiga, masculine plural amigos, feminine plural amigas, comparable)

  1. friendly (characteristic of friendliness)
    Abraço amigo.
    Friendly hug.
  2. (military) friendly (of or pertaining to friendlies)
    Fogo amigo.
    Friendly fire.
  3. beneficial (helpful or good to something or someone)
    Preço amigo.
    Cheap price.
    Conselho amigo.
    Helpful advice.

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For usage examples of this term, see Citations:amigo.

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish amigo, amygo, from Latin amīcus (compare Catalan amic, French ami, Italian amico, Portuguese amigo, Romanian amic), from amō (I love).

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NounEdit

amigo m (plural amigos, feminine amiga)

  1. friend

Usage notesEdit

The noun amigo is like several other Spanish nouns with a human referent. The masculine forms are used when the referent is known to be male, a group of males, a group of mixed or unknown gender, or an individual of unknown or unspecified gender. The feminine forms are used if the referent is known to be female or a group of females.

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VenetianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin amīcus.

NounEdit

amigo m (plural amighi) (Alternative plural: amisi)

  1. friend