Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Love; affection; friendship; especially, love toward one of the opposite sex: now only in the form amour (which see).
- n. [capitalized] [L.] In Roman mythology, the god of love; Cupid.
- n. (Roman mythology) god of love; counterpart of Greek Eros
“Take this to Father Domenico from me," said Dionea, breaking off a twig of myrtle starred over with white blossom; and raising her head with that smile like the twist of a young snake, she sang out in a high guttural voice a strange chant, consisting of the word _Amor -- amor -- amor_.”
“_ingol, amor a, ilopan a_ and on line 2: _enoiganod al_ are obviously in cipher and the solution is a simple one; by reading them backwards we find for _ingol_: logni-probably _longi_, evidently the name of a person; for _amor a_: _a Roma_, for _ilopan a_: _a Napoli_.”
“The Chicho experience was my first encounter in amor a la Mexicana, but hardly the last.”
“Ms. MONTE: Perdoa meu amor, which is a song - it's the oldest song in the record, was composed in '44.”
“I love the child, with what may he called amor naturalis -- or rather paternus -- the affection of a father. ”
“He must be loved chiefly for himself; which the schoolmen call amor amicitiae.”
“As for the "amor" in the game title, there's also a bit of a dating show aspect to the evening.”
“It says "amor" (love) - and "y odio" (and hate) in mirror-writing.”
“Shulman tells how, in the months after Scott’s accident, she came to understand the Latin phrase amor fati, which means “to love what is” or “to love your fate.””
“And she recalled certain lines of verse he had written to her, -- for most Italians write verse as easily as they eat maccaroni; -- and there are countless rhymes to "amor" in the dulcet Dante-tongue, whereas our rough English can only supply for the word "love" some three or four similar sounds, -- which is perhaps a fortunate thing.”
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When in Rome...
'Love' in different languages.
Despite seven years of classes and being half-Puerto Rican.
Words about looooove (and the things that masquerade as love)!
Chris' Valentine's Wordie
love love love
my favorite words in Portuguese...
minhas palavras favoritas em PortuguÃªs...
--By Gustavo Adolfo BÃ©cquer
VolverÃ¡n las oscuras golondrinas
en tu balcÃ³n sus nidos a colgar,
y, otra vez, con el ala a sus cristales
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