Want more Spanish etymologies? Fill out the form below and we will send you our favorites, Free!
logo

Amar and Mother

The Spanish amar, “to love”, comes from the Latin children’s word amma, meaning, mother.

The m- and m- parallel remains between both.

Interesting, then, the connection between mothers and love is not only ancient but linguistic as well — opposed to the ancient connection between fathers and discipline and harshness.

Republished by Blog Post Promoter

logo

© 2017 - All Rights Reserved | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms & Conditions | Sitemap | Etymology Dictionaries To Help Us Learn Spanish | Resources