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Most common English words: because « few « whom « #179: love » far » seemed » house

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Old English lufu (noun), lufian (verb), from Proto-Germanic *lubo, from Proto-Indo-European *leubʰ-. Akin to Old English lēof (dear, beloved), līefan (to allow, approve of). More at lief

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Love

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countable and uncountable; plural Loves

Love (countable and uncountable; plural Loves)
  1. (uncountable) An intense feeling of affection and care towards another person.
    A mother’s love is not easily shaken.
  2. (uncountable) A deep or abiding liking for something.
    My love of cricket knows no bounds.
  3. (uncountable) A profound and caring attraction towards someone.
    Your love is the most important thing in my life.
  4. (countable) The object of one’s romantic feelings; a darling or sweetheart
    I met my love by the gasworks wall.
  5. (colloquial) A term of friendly address, regardless of feelings.
    Hello, love, how can I help you?
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Infinitive
to Love

Third person singular
Loves

Simple past
loved

Past participle
loved

Present participle
loving

to Love (third-person singular simple present Loves, present participle loving, simple past and past participle loved)
  1. (transitive) To have a strong affection for.
    I love my spouse.
    I love you.
  2. (transitive) To need, thrive on.
    Mold loves moist, dark places.
  3. (transitive, colloquial) To be strongly inclined towards something; an emphatic form of like.
    I love walking barefoot on wet grass.
    I'd love to join the team.
  4. (transitive) To care deeply about.
    "You shall love the Lord your God with your whole heart, and your whole mind, and your whole soul; you shall love your neighbor as yourself." (Matt. 22:37-38)
  5. (transitive) To lust for.
  6. (transitive, euphemism) To have sex with, (perhaps from make love.)
    I wish I could love her all night long.
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From French l’œuf (the egg).

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Love

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uncountable

Love (uncountable)
  1. (racquet sports) zero, no score.
    So that’s fifteen-love to Kournikova.
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  1. (slang) money

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See lov

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  • IPA: /lɔːvə/, [ˈlɔːwə]

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Love c.

  1. Plural indefinite of lov.

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From Patrono:Gml[[Category:da:Patrono:Gml derivations|Love]] [[love#Patrono:Gml|lōve]].

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  • IPA: /lɔːvə/, [ˈlɔːwə]

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Love c.

  1. trust, faith
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From Old Norse lofa.

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  • IPA: /lɔːvə/, [ˈlɔːwə]

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Love (imperative lov, infinitive at love, present tense lover, past tense lovede, past participle har lovet)

  1. praise
  2. promise

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Love

  1. The singular present subjunctive of loven.

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Love

  1. first-person singular present indicative of lover.
  2. third-person singular present indicative of lover.
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of lover.
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of lover.
  5. second-person singular imperative of lover.

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Old Norse lofa

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Love

  1. To praise.
  2. To promise.ang:love

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