AdjectiveModificarAmic (not comparable)
- (obsolete, chemistry) Of, relating to, or derived from ammonia.
- (chemistry) Of, relating to, or derived from an amine, amide or amic acid.
Latin amicus (“‘friend’”).
- Compare Catalan amic, Esperanto amiko, French ami, Ido amiko, Interlingua amico, Italian amico, Novial amike, Portuguese amigo, Sardinian [[amícu#Patrono:Sc|amícu]], Spanish amigo.
Unlike its other Romance cognates, this word may be considered by some to be less personal than prieten, falling somewhere between "friend" and "acquaintance". Prieten should be used for a closer friend, while amic can be used for someone you are friendly with, but do not know particularly well.