It's very convenient that you should always be within earshot when you're wanted, amah.
Then he makes up his mind the best thing is to leave Daisy with the amah.
"I was talking with my amah—she is the girl who cares for our children," said Mrs. Worley.
I told you I wouldn't have your disgusting pipe in here, amah.
The amah shouldered the steaming buckets and splashed across the bare boards of the ancestral hall beyond.
I've never seen anyone let an amah behave as you let her behave.
To be sure, he slept a great deal, or the amah would have been obliged to hand him over to a younger woman.
It was very easy for him to get into the room after amah and I went away.
The amah waxed voluble and attacked Little Willie with the family umbrella.
The other day our amah told Leonard and me to chatter our teeth three times and blow.
"wet-nurse," 1839, Anglo-Indian, from Portuguese ama "nurse," from Medieval Latin amma "mother," from PIE root *am-, forming nursery words.