Fammiliar vs. Familiar: What's the Difference?
"Fammiliar" is an incorrect spelling. The correct spelling is "familiar," which refers to something well-known or easily recognized.
Which is correct: Fammiliar or Familiar
How to spell Familiar?
Fammiliar is Incorrect
Familiar is Correct
Familiar has the same number of 'm's as "family," which is one.
Think of "I am" in the middle of "familiar" and remember there's only one 'm'.
"Familiar" rhymes with "similar," and both have just one 'm'.
The phrase "I am familiar" can remind you there is one 'm' and one 'l' in familiar.
The word can be split as "fa-mil-iar," each part having just one 'm'.
Fammiliar and Familiar Definitions
Fammiliar is an incorrect spelling of familiar.
Familiar describes something well-known or easily recognized.
The song was familiar to me.
Used to express a close acquaintance or friendship.
We are familiar friends.
Relating to a family or household.
Lacking formality or ceremony.
He has a familiar manner.
In the occult, it refers to a supernatural entity or spirit.
A witch's familiar.
Often encountered or seen
A familiar landmark.
Having fair knowledge; acquainted
Are you familiar with these roads?.
Of established friendship; intimate
We are on familiar terms.
Natural and unstudied; informal
Lectured in a familiar style.
Taking undue liberties; presumptuous
Students should not be familiar toward an instructor.
Domesticated; tame. Used of animals.
A close friend or associate.
An attendant spirit, often taking animal form.
One who performs domestic service in the household of a high official.
A person who frequents a place.
Known to one, or generally known; commonplace.
There’s a familiar face; that tune sounds familiar.
I'm quite familiar with this system; she's not familiar with manual gears.
Intimate or friendly.
We are on familiar terms now; our neighbour is not familiar
Don’t be familiar with me, boy!
Of or pertaining to a family; familial.
(witchcraft) An attendant spirit, often in animal or demon form.
The witch’s familiar was a black cat.
(obsolete) A member of one's family or household.
A member of a pope's or bishop's household.
(obsolete) A close friend.
(historical) The officer of the Inquisition who arrested suspected people.
Of or pertaining to a family; domestic.
Closely acquainted or intimate, as a friend or companion; well versed in, as any subject of study; as, familiar with the Scriptures.
Characterized by, or exhibiting, the manner of an intimate friend; not formal; unconstrained; easy; accessible.
Be thou familiar, but by no means vulgar.
Well known; well understood; common; frequent; as, a familiar illustration.
That war, or peace, or both at once, may beAs things acquainted and familiar to us.
There is nothing more familiar than this.
Improperly acquainted; wrongly intimate.
An intimate; a companion.
All my familiars watched for my halting.
An attendant demon or evil spirit.
A confidential officer employed in the service of the tribunal, especially in apprehending and imprisoning the accused.
A person attached to the household of a high official (as a pope or bishop) who renders service in return for support
A person who is frequently in the company of another;
Comrades in arms
A spirit (usually in animal form) that acts as an assistant to a witch or wizard
Well known or easily recognized;
A familiar figure
Within normal everyday experience; common and ordinary; not strange;
Familiar ordinary objects found in every home
A familiar everyday scene
A familiar excuse
A day like any other filled with familiar duties and experiences
(usually followed by `with') well informed about or knowing thoroughly;
Conversant with business trends
Familiar with the complex machinery
He was familiar with those roads
Having mutual interests or affections; of established friendship;
On familiar terms
Pretending she is on an intimate footing with those she slanders
Why is it called familiar?
It comes from the Latin word "familiāris," related to family or household.
What is the plural form of familiar?
Familiars, when referring to supernatural entities.
What is the pronunciation of familiar?
/fəˈmɪl.jər/ in American English.
Which vowel is used before familiar?
"A," as in "a familiar place."
What is the singular form of familiar?
Is familiar an abstract noun?
What is the root word of familiar?
Which preposition is used with familiar?
"With," as in "familiar with."
Which conjunction is used with familiar?
"And," as in "familiar and comfortable."
What is the verb form of familiar?
Is familiar an adverb?
Is the familiar term a metaphor?
It can be used metaphorically.
How do we divide familiar into syllables?
What is a stressed syllable in familiar?
The second syllable, "mil."
What part of speech is familiar?
Adjective or noun, depending on context.
What is the second form of familiar?
There is no second form.
Which article is used with familiar?
"A" or "the," depending on context.
Is familiar a countable noun?
Is the word familiar imperative?
What is the opposite of familiar?
Is familiar a negative or positive word?
What is another term for familiar?
What is the third form of familiar?
There is no third form.
Is familiar a noun or adjective?
Mainly an adjective, but can be a noun in specific contexts like the occult.
Is familiar a vowel or consonant?
It starts with a consonant (F).
Is familiar a collective noun?
What is the first form of familiar?
How many syllables are in familiar?
Which determiner is used with familiar?
"The" or "a," depending on context.
How is familiar used in a sentence?
"The landscape is familiar to me."
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