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නාම පදය[සංස්කරණය]


සිංහල විකිපීඩියාව සතුව මෙයට අදාළ ලිපියක් ඇත:

නිරුක්ති ශාස්ත්‍රය[සංස්කරණය]

From (deprecated template usage) [etyl] Middle English frende, frend, freond, from (deprecated template usage) [etyl] Old English frēond (friend, relative, lover, literally loving-[one]), from (deprecated template usage) [etyl] Proto-Germanic *frijōndz (lover, friend), from (deprecated template usage) [etyl] Proto-Indo-European *prēy-, *prāy- (to like, love). Cognate with (deprecated template usage) [etyl] West Frisian freon, froen, freondinne (friend), (deprecated template usage) [etyl] ඕලන්ද vriend (friend), (deprecated template usage) [etyl] Low German frund, fründ (friend, relative), (deprecated template usage) [etyl] ජර්මානු Freund (friend), (deprecated template usage) [etyl] ඩෙන්මාර්ක frænde (kinsman), (deprecated template usage) [etyl] ස්වීඩන් frände (kinsman, relative), (deprecated template usage) [etyl] අයිස්ලන්ත frændi (kinsman), (deprecated template usage) [etyl] Gothic 𐍆𐍂𐌹𐌾𐍉𐌽𐌳𐍃 (frijōnds, friend). More at free.


නාම පදය[සංස්කරණය]

friend (බහුවචනය friends)

  1. පවුලේ සාමාජිකයෙකු නොවන වෙනත් පුද්ගලයෙක්, සෙනෙහස දක්වන සහකරුවා හෝ ආදරවන්තයා.
    • 1841, Ralph Waldo Emerson, "Friendship", Essays, Vol. I:
      The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is to be one.
    • 1917, Richard M. Gummere translating Seneca as Ad Lucilium Epistulae Morales, Loeb Classical Library, Vol. I, No. 3:
      ...if you consider any man a friend whom you do not trust as you trust yourself, you are mightily mistaken and you do not sufficiently understand what true friendship means.
    • 1923, William Armistead Falconer translating Cicero as De Amicitia, Loeb Classical Library, Vol. XX, p. 34:
      ...he who looks upon a true friend, looks, as it were, upon a sort of image of himself. Wherefore friends, though absent, are at hand; though in need, yet abound; though weak, are strong; and—harder saying still—though dead, are yet alive; so great is the esteem on the part of their friends, the tender recollection and the deep longing that still attends them.
    • 1927 Mar. 31, Ernest Hemingway, letter to F. Scott Fitzgerald: are my devoted friend too. You do more and work harder and oh shit I'd get maudlin about how damned swell you are. My god I'd like to see you... You're a hell of a good guy.
    • 1933 Dec. 12, Walter Winchell, "On Broadway", Scranton Republican, p. 5:
      Definition of a friend: One who walks in—when the rest of the world walks out.
    John and I have been friends ever since we were roommates at college.   Trust is important between friends.   I used to find it hard to make friends when I was shy.
    (මෙම usage example සඳහා වන සිංහල පරිවර්තනය එක් කිරීමට කාරුණික වන්න)
    We became friends in the war and remain friends to this day.    We were friends with some girls from the other school and stayed friends with them.
    (මෙම usage example සඳහා වන සිංහල පරිවර්තනය එක් කිරීමට කාරුණික වන්න)
  2. An associate who provides assistance.
    The Automobile Association is every motorist's friend.   The police is every law-abiding citizen's friend.
    (මෙම usage example සඳහා වන සිංහල පරිවර්තනය එක් කිරීමට කාරුණික වන්න)
  3. A person with whom one is vaguely or indirectly acquainted.
    • 2013 ජූනි 21, Oliver Burkeman, “The tao of tech”, in The Guardian Weekly, volume 189, number 2, page 27:
      The dirty secret of the internet is that all this distraction and interruption is immensely profitable. Web companies like to boast about […], or offering services that let you "stay up to date with what your friends are doing", [] and so on. But the real way to build a successful online business is to be better than your rivals at undermining people's control of their own attention.
      (මෙම quotation සඳහා වන සිංහල පරිවර්තනය එක් කිරීමට කාරුණික වන්න)
    a friend of a friend;  I added him as a friend on Facebook, but I hardly know him.
    (මෙම usage example සඳහා වන සිංහල පරිවර්තනය එක් කිරීමට කාරුණික වන්න)
  4. A person who backs or supports something.
    I’m not a friend of cheap wine.
    (මෙම usage example සඳහා වන සිංහල පරිවර්තනය එක් කිරීමට කාරුණික වන්න)
  5. (informal) An object or idea that can be used for good.
    Fruit is your friend.
    (මෙම usage example සඳහා වන සිංහල පරිවර්තනය එක් කිරීමට කාරුණික වන්න)
  6. (colloquial, ironic, used only in the vocative) Used as a form of address when warning someone.
    You’d better watch it, friend.
    (මෙම usage example සඳහා වන සිංහල පරිවර්තනය එක් කිරීමට කාරුණික වන්න)
  7. (object-oriented programming) A function or class granted special access to the private and protected members of another class.
  8. (climbing) A spring-loaded camming device.
    • 1995, Rock Climbing Basics
      Since they were introduced in the 1970s, friends have revolutionized climbing, making protection possible in previously impossible places []
  9. (euphemistic) A lover; a boyfriend or girlfriend.
    • සැකිල්ල:RQ:Shakespeare Love's Labour's Lost
    • 1813, Samuel Foote, The Commissary, Etc., page 17:
      Time has been, when a gentleman wanted a friend, I could supply him with choice in an hour; but the market is spoiled, and a body might as soon produce a hare or a partridge []
    • 1975, Janis Ian, "In the Winter":
      I met your friend. She's very nice, what can I say?
  10. (Scotland, obsolete) A relative, a relation by blood or marriage.
    Friends agree best at a distance.
    Make friends of framet folk.
    • 1895, Crockett, Bog-Myrtle, 232:
      He was not a drop's blood to me, though him and my wife were far-out friends.
  11. (in the plural, usually preceded by "and") සැකිල්ල:ngd
    Synonyms: and company, et al.
    Meanwhile on The View, Whoopi Goldberg and friends continue to issue forced apologies for their assumptive comments regarding non-profit organisation Turning Point USA...

භාවිත සටහන්[සංස්කරණය]

  • friends is found as an invariable plural in the phrases make friends with and be friends with: I am friends with her; He made friends with his co-worker.
  • We usually make a friend, or make friends with someone. See Appendix:Collocations of do, have, make, and take
  • In older texts and certain dialects, the prepositional phrase to friend means "as a friend or an ally", for exampleː "with God to frend (Spenser)". The antonym to the phrase to friend is to fiend.

සමාන පද[සංස්කරණය]

විරුද්ධ පද[සංස්කරණය]

භාවිත සටහන්[සංස්කරණය]

ව්‍යුත්පන්න කොන්දේසි[සංස්කරණය]


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