AskDefine | Define amigo

Dictionary Definition

amigo n : a friend or comrade

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • [əˈmigoʊ]

Noun

  1. In the context of "casual term": friend
  2. In the context of "casual term|mainly California|informal": Mexican

Related terms

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

  1. friend

Spanish

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • lang=es|/a'miɣo/

Noun

  1. friend

Usage notes

Derived terms

Extensive Definition

Amigo : (female form: Amiga) is a Spanish and Portuguese word for friend. It has been in use in American English since 1837 (as in Adiós, amigo, meaning Goodbye, friend).
Amigo or amiga may refer to:

References

amigo in Japanese: アミーゴ

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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