noun (in India and the Far East)
Origin of amah
Examples from the Web for amah
Historical Examples of amah
Then he makes up his mind the best thing is to leave Daisy with the Amah.
I told you I wouldn't have your disgusting pipe in here, amah.
It's very convenient that you should always be within earshot when you're wanted, amah.
I've never seen anyone let an amah behave as you let her behave.
It was very easy for him to get into the room after amah and I went away.
Word Origin for amah
"wet-nurse," 1839, Anglo-Indian, from Portuguese ama "nurse," from Medieval Latin amma "mother," from PIE root *am-, forming nursery words.