See also: ampér

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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.

Derived termsEdit


AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Indonesian hampir

PronunciationEdit

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AdverbEdit

amper

  1. almost
    • Jouself amper gekak!
      You almost shat yourself!

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

Whilst its current definition was long thought to have come from Indonesian hampir due to its exclusive presence in Dutch (and no other Germanic language), this would not explain its high and almost universal usage in Flemish. More likely would be if it originated on Dutch soil. In that case, the meaning would have changed somewhat from the earlier Middle Dutch amper "sour". This word, in turn, is Germanic, and a cognate to the Swedish amper.

AdverbEdit

amper

  1. scarcely, barely
  2. (archaic) sour

SourcesEdit


HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈɒmpɛr]
  • Hyphenation: am‧per

NounEdit

amper ‎(plural amperek)

  1. ampere (unit of electrical current)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative amper amperek
accusative ampert ampereket
dative ampernek ampereknek
instrumental amperrel amperekkel
causal-final amperért amperekért
translative amperré amperekké
terminative amperig amperekig
essive-formal amperként amperekként
essive-modal
inessive amperben amperekben
superessive amperen ampereken
adessive ampernél ampereknél
illative amperbe amperekbe
sublative amperre amperekre
allative amperhez amperekhez
elative amperből amperekből
delative amperről amperekről
ablative ampertől amperektől
Possessive forms of amper
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. amperem ampereim
2nd person sing. ampered ampereid
3rd person sing. ampere amperei
1st person plural amperünk ampereink
2nd person plural amperetek ampereitek
3rd person plural amperük ampereik

IcelandicEdit

NounEdit

amper n ‎(genitive singular ampers, nominative plural amper)

  1. ampere (unit of electrical current)

DeclensionEdit


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

SynonymsEdit

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PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the name of French physicist and mathematician André-Marie Ampère.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

amper m inan (abbreviation A)

  1. ampere

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

External linksEdit

  • amper in Polish dictionaries at PWN

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 German Low German amper ‎(sharp; harsh). According to Svenska Akademiens ordbok it is also related to Latin amarus ‎(bitter) and Sanskrit अम्ल ‎(amla, 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.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of amper
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular amper amprare amprast
Neuter singular ampert amprare amprast
Plural ampra amprare amprast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 ampre amprare ampraste
All ampra amprare ampraste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French ampère.

NounEdit

amper ‎(definite accusative amperi, plural amperler)

  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

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