amor

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See also: Amor and amôr

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin amor, amōre.

Noun[edit]

amor m (plural amores)

  1. love

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Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Provençal amor, from Latin amōre, singular ablative of amor.

Noun[edit]

amor m (plural amors)

  1. love

Chavacano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish amor (love).

Noun[edit]

amor

  1. love

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese amor, from Latin amor, amōrem.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

amor m (plural amores)

  1. love

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin amor.

Noun[edit]

amor m (genitive singular amors, no plural)

  1. (rare) love

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Interlingua[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin amor.

Noun[edit]

amor

  1. love

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

amor m (invariable)

  1. Apocopic form of amore

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Ladino[edit]

Noun[edit]

amor m (Latin spelling)

  1. love

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From amō (I love) +‎ -or.

Noun[edit]

amor m (genitive amōris); third declension

  1. love
    Amor omnia vincit.
    Love conquers all.
  2. beloved
  3. sex
    • 29 bc. Vergil. Georgics, III
      amor omnibvs idem
      Sex is the same for all of them [viz., every form of man, beast, aquatic or winged life, or livestock]
  4. (plural only) love affair
Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative amor amōrēs
genitive amōris amōrum
dative amōrī amōribus
accusative amōrem amōrēs
ablative amōre amōribus
vocative amor amōrēs
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected form of amō (I love).

Verb[edit]

amor

  1. first-person singular present passive indicative of amō

References[edit]

  • amor in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • amor in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “amor”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • amor” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to feel affection for a person: in amore habere aliquem
    • to feel affection for a person: amore prosequi, amplecti aliquem
    • to be fired with love: amore captum, incensum, inflammatum esse, ardere
    • to banish love from one's mind: amorem ex animo eicere
    • somebody's darling: amores et deliciae alicuius
    • to be some one's favourite: in amore et deliciis esse alicui (active in deliciis habere aliquem)
  • amor in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • amor in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray

Occitan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Provençal amor, from Latin amor, amōrem.

Noun[edit]

amor m (plural amors)

  1. love

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Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin amor, amōrem.

Noun[edit]

amor m

  1. love

Usage notes[edit]

  • Attestable as both a masculine and a feminine noun, sometimes both in the same text
  • Often capitalized because of the perceived importance of the word

Descendants[edit]


Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin amor (love), amōrem.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

amor m

  1. love

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Old Provençal[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin amor, amōrem.

Noun[edit]

amor m (oblique plural amors, nominative singular amors, nominative plural amor)

  1. love
    • c. 1160, Raimbaut d'Aurenga, vers:
      Assatz sai d’amor ben parlar [...].
      Well I know how to speak of love.

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Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pt

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese amor, from Latin amor, amōrem, from amō (I love).

Cognate with Galician amor, Spanish amor, Catalan amor, Occitan amor, French amour, Italian amore and Romanian amor.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

amor m (plural amores)

  1. love
  2. honey (term of affection)
    Amor, cheguei.
    Honey, I'm home.

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin amor, borrowing from French amour, borrowing from Italian amore.

Noun[edit]

amor n (plural amoruri)

  1. love

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Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia es

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin amōrem, singular accusative of amor.

Noun[edit]

amor m (plural amores)

  1. love
  2. love affair

Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

References[edit]