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amigo

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A great obstacle to happiness is to expect too much happiness.
Bernard Le Bovier Fontenelle
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English

Etymology

From Spanish, from Latin amicus (friend), derived from amare (love). Compare Catalan amic, Esperanto amiko, French ami, Ido amiko, Interlingua amico, Italian amico, Novial amike, Portuguese amigo, Romanian amic, Sardinian amícu, Spanish amigo.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [əˈmigoʊ]

Noun

Singular
amigo

Plural
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amigo ({{{1}}})
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) friend
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Mexican

Synonyms

Related terms

  • amiga (female friend; female Mexican)

Translations

See translations at friend.

Portuguese

Etymology

Compare Catalan amic, Esperanto amiko, French ami, Ido amiko, Interlingua amico, Italian amico, Novial amike, Romanian amic, Sardinian amícu, Spanish amigo.

Noun

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

  1. friend

Spanish

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:es:Template:lang:la derivations]] amicus (friend). Compare Catalan amic, Esperanto amiko, French ami, Ido amiko, Interlingua amico, Italian amico, Novial amike, Portuguese amigo, Romanian amic, Sardinian amícu.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /a'miɣo/

Noun

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

  1. friend

Antonyms

Usage notes

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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