Amigo


Amigo

Amigo : (female form: "Amiga") is a Spanish and Portuguese word for friend. It has been in use in American English since 1837 (as in "Adiós, amigo", meaning "Goodbye, friend").

"Amigo" or "amiga" may refer to:

* Amigo (restaurant), the name of a French restaurant at Happy Valley in Hong Kong.
* Amigo (show), Norwegian game show for kids.
* Amigos (play), a 2004 play by David Williamson
* Amigos, a 1976 Carlos Santana album
* Samba de Amigo, a video game on the Sega Dreamcast.
* "Amigo and Friends", the English adaptation of the animated TV series "Cantinflas".
* The Amigos, a group of five adélie penguin characters in "Happy Feet".
* "¡Amigos!", an episode in the TV series "Arrested Development"
* Amigos de las Américas, a non-profit organization that sends youth to Latin America to live with host families.
* Amiga, a family of home/personal computers originally developed by Amiga Corporation
* Amigo, a WiDEN network from "MIRS Communications Ltd.", Israel.
* Amigo Spiele, a German board and card game publisher
* Amigo Mobility International Inc, located in Bridgeport, Michigan.
**Amigo, the name given to the first power operated vehicle/scooter for people with walking limitations in 1968.
* Surf Amigo, a towel and a garment all in one, used by Australian surfers, produced by Australian surfwear company SLAB.
* Amigo, a compact SUV made by Isuzu.
* Amigo, a web-based search tool for the Gene Ontology.
* Amigo, a Beanie Baby dog produced by Ty, Inc.
* [http://www.amigo-project.org/ Amigo Project] - open source, standardized, interoperable middleware for home networking. Combines home automation, entertainment electronics devices and computers into one network.
* Isuzu MU Wizard, an automobile once called the Isuzu "Amigo"
* Amigoization, referring to the "increasing Hispanic influence in California, the Southwest and into the Heartland.cite web
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