Asked in English to Latin
What is the Latin word for love?
February 21, 2018 8:33AM
amor=love, amo=i love, amas=you love (singular), amat=he/she loves,
amamus=we love, amatis=you love (plural), amant=they love
Caritas is one Latin equivalent of 'love'. Another equivalent is amor. Both Latin nouns mean 'love'. But 'caritas' refers to a more charitable, humanitarian love. Sexual love is the kind of love to which 'amor' refers.
These two are options as nouns. There also is a Latin equivalent
as a verb. Amo, Amare, Amavi, Amatus are the principal parts of the
verb to love.
The verb 'to love' is amare. Conjugated forms would vary depending on who or what exactly is doing the loving, and when.
The noun 'love' is amor, -oris, m.