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Hame (ain) is the French form of the Italian amo, meaning “fishhook.”
The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Volume XXXIII, 1519-1522 Antonio Pigafetta

I know all about amo, amas, amat, and how to make a flying tackle.
Steve Yeager William MacLeod Raine

A verb is a part of speech declined with mood and tense, and betokeneth doing, as amo, I love.
The Works of John Marston John Marston

He had, no doubt, known from the first that it was the funny paragraph about ‘τυπτω’ and “amo” to which the Bishop had referred.
Dr. Wortle’s School Anthony Trollope

He repeats his amo, amas, amavi, in the same singing tone as our common school-boys.
Travels in England in 1782 Charles P. Moritz

The defeat had, however, a great effect on the prestige of amo, whose authority rapidly diminished.
Captain Cook’s Journal During the First Voyage Round the World James Cook

This was the late Andrieux; but had the negro, amo, been in the way, he might have supplied his place.
A World of Wonders Various

Procumbit humi bos—for Bos—read Dobbs—amo, amas—I loved a lass.
Jacob Faithful Captain Frederick Marryat

“Now, just let me hear you decline ‘amo’—I love,” Johnnie demanded.
Night and Day Virginia Woolf

Pedro is better than Juan, ocachiqualli in Pedro ihuan amo Juan; here the adverb is connected with quallo, good.
The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 3 Hubert Howe Bancroft

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