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Amah

AMAH is a word made from vertically symmetrical letters.

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun amah:

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Definition of the noun amah

What does amah mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: amahs

  1. a woman hired to suckle a child of someone else
  2. a female domestic

Alternative definition of the noun amah

noun

  1. (In India etc) A woman employed to look after children
  2. (in China etc) A wet nurse; a maid

Business

AMAH a.k.a. Agrovet Market Animal Health is an international pharmaceutical company with corporate headquarters, in Lima, Peru.

Characters

  1. Amah is a fictional character from the 2000 film In the Mood for Love.
  2. Amah is a fictional character from the 2010 romantic drama film Mary Marie.
  3. Amah is a fictional character from the 2010 film Tiong Bahru.
  4. Amah is a fictional character from 2006 film The Painted Veil.
  5. Amah is a fictional character from the 1987 film Empire of the Sun.

Miscellanea

  1. Amah: An amah or ayah is a girl or woman employed by a family to clean and look after children etc.
  2. Amah is a term for "mother" in several different languages and contexts.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Amah

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Google previewBereshit, The Book of Beginnings (2010)

A New Translation with Commentary by David B. Friedman

15: An amah is the Hebrew word for a measure of approximately twenty or twentyone inches in length. Chapter 7 1 Then God instructed Noah, “Take your entire two of each ...

Google previewABC's of Versability (2015)

by Roger J. Maderia

An amah is an Asian maid or servant.

Google previewHeaven and Earth, Law and Love (2000)

Studies in Biblical Thought by Etan Levine

-$2 The root n§m too signifies both breathing and life,53 and the derived noun ne§amah is a synonym of nefes as the breath of God ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant Embracing English, American, and Anglo-Indian Slang, Pidgin English, Tinkers' Jargon and Other Irregular Phraseology (1889)

by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland

Amah (Anglo-Indian) , a wet-nurse. Portuguese ama, German amme, a nurse. A sort of good-natured housekeeper -like bodies, who talk only of ayahs and amahs, and bad nights and babies, and the advantages of Hodgson's ale while they ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant Embracing English, American, and Anglo-Indian Slang, Pidgin English, Gypsies' Jargon and Other Irregular Phraseology (1897)

by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland

" Amah (Anglo-Indian), a wet-nurse. Portuguese ama, German amme, ...

Google previewThe Advertising Age Encyclopedia of Advertising (2015)

by John McDonough, Karen Egolf

®Amah, ̄. all with the slogan,. ®Just. like money in your pocket. ̄ The ads explained the service, how to apply for it, and the convenience it could provide to the individual user. A catchy line in the. ®Sword. Man ̄ spot¦®So easy you can do it ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (1996)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

Indian: 4 ayah Oriental: 3 ama 4 amah nursemaid 4 ...

Google previewThe New Biographical Dictionary of Film (2014)

Sixth Edition by David Thomson

a grandmother here,afrau there, even an amah (in the 1941 Shanghai Gesture,von Sternberg).

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Small photo of Amah Rock in Lion Rock Country Park, Hong KongSmall photo of Penang,Malaysia - July 17,2015 : "Amah & Asoon" mural street art by Simon Tan which is located at Chew Jetty in Penang Malaysia.Small photo of GEORGETOWN, PENANG, MALAYSIA- JUNE 6, 2015 : “Amah and son” Painted wall art work at Chew Jetty in Georgetown Penang, Malaysia.Small photo of Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia - August 23, 2013: Wall artwork named "Amah & Asoon" at Chew Jetty in Penang Georgetown UNESCO heritage zoneSmall photo of Amah Rock in Lion Rock country park, Hong KongSmall photo of Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia - April 23: "Amah & Asoon" street art graffiti by unknown artist at Chew Jetty in George Town, Penang, Malaysia.Small photo of George Town, Penang, Malaysia - July 15, 2013: "Amah & Asoon" street art painting at Chew Jetty in George Town, Penang, Malaysia. More...

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Scrabble value of A1M3A1H4

The value of this 4-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of AMAH

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Semordnilap

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Other anagrams

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