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Definition of the noun amah
What does amah mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: amahs
- a woman hired to suckle a child of someone else
- a female domestic
- lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
- synonyms of amah: housemaid / maid / maidservant
- more generic terms: domestic / domestic help / house servant = a servant who is paid to perform menial tasks around the household
- more specific terms:
- fille de chambre / chambermaid = a maid who is employed to clean and care for bedrooms
- handmaiden / handmaid = a personal maid or female attendant
- lady's maid = a maid who is a lady's personal attendant
- parlourmaid / parlormaid = a maid in a private home whose duties are to care for the parlor and the table and to answer the door
Alternative definition of the noun amah
- (In India etc) A woman employed to look after children
- (in China etc) A wet nurse; a maid
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- Amah is a fictional character from the 2000 film In the Mood for Love.
- Amah is a fictional character from the 2010 romantic drama film Mary Marie.
- Amah is a fictional character from the 2010 film Tiong Bahru.
- Amah is a fictional character from 2006 film The Painted Veil.
- Amah is a fictional character from the 1987 film Empire of the Sun.
- Amah: An amah or ayah is a girl or woman employed by a family to clean and look after children etc.
- 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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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 ...
Javanese English Dictionary (2013)
by Stuart Robson, Dr., Singgih Wibisono
amah, ngamah-amah 1 very angry; 2 to be passionate, desirous; ...
Embracing English, American, and Anglo-Indian Slang, Pidgin English, Tinker's Jargon and Other Irregular Phraseology 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 ...
A 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 a/ma, German amme , ...
Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (1988)
by Nila Gott
pheasant _ MONAL philosopher _ YOGI pillar _ LAT pipe _ HOOKAH prime minister _ NEHRU prince _ RAJ A, RANA, RAJ AH princess _ RANI, BEGUM, RANEE rat _ BANDICOOT rope dancer _ NAT sage _ PUNDIT servant _ AMAH sheep ...
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- Amah Meaning
Video shows what amah means. A woman employed to look after children in India, a wet nurse.. A maid in China and other parts of Asia.. Amah Meaning.
- NVTV - Quirina Luna Geary (Amah Mutsun/Ohlone) "Preserving Tribal Language"
Cihuapilli Rose Amador and Sundust Martinez interviews Quirina Luna Geary (Amah Mutsun/Ohlone) "Preserving Tribal Language" on Native Voice TV. Geary ...
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.
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