amore etymology

Latin word amore comes from Latin -or, Latin amare, and later Latin amor ((plural only) love affair. Beloved. Love. Sex.)

Detailed word origin of amore

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-or Latin (lat) Used to form a third-declension masculine abstract noun from a verb root or conceived root form.
amare Latin (lat)
amor Latin (lat) (plural only) love affair. Beloved. Love. Sex.
amor Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) Love.
amur Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) Love.
amore Italian (ita) Love.
amour French (fra) Love.
amour Middle French (ca. 1400-1600) (frm) Love.

Words with the same origin as amore

Descendants of -or
amor amorem timor umor
Descendants of amare
amicitia amico amicus