Amate vs Amae - What's the difference?

amate | amae |


As nouns the difference between amate and amae

is that amate is paper produced from the bark of adult ficus trees while amae is childlike behaviour aimed at inducing another (such as a parent, spouse, teacher or boss) to take care of one.

As a verb amate

is (label) to dishearten, dismay or amate can be (obsolete) to be a mate to; to match.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

amate

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) papel .

Noun

(en noun)
  • Paper produced from the bark of adult Ficus trees.
  • An art form based on Mexican bark painting from the Otomi culture.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) amater, amatir.

    Verb

    (amat)
  • (label) To dishearten, dismay.
  • * (John Milton) (1608-1674)
  • The Silures, to amate the new general, rumoured the overthrow greater than was true.
  • * , I.i:
  • Shall I accuse the hidden cruell fate, / And mightie causes wrought in heauen aboue, / Or the blind God, that doth me thus amate , / For hoped loue to winne me certaine hate?
  • * 1600 , (Edward Fairfax), The (Jerusalem Delivered) of (w), XI, xii:
  • Upon the walls the pagans old and young / Stood hush'd and still, amated and amazed.
  • * , Folio Society, 2006, vol.1, p.230:
  • For the last, he will be much amazed, he will be much amated .
  • * c.1815 , (John Keats), "To Chatterton":
  • Thou didst die / A half-blown flow'ret which cold blasts amate .

    Etymology 3

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    Verb

    (amat)
  • (obsolete) To be a mate to; to match.
  • (Spenser)

    Anagrams

    * ----

    amae

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • Childlike behaviour aimed at inducing another (such as a parent, spouse, teacher or boss) to take care of one.
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