Quick answer
"Love" is a noun which is often translated as "el amor", and "enjoy" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "disfrutar". Learn more about the difference between "love" and "enjoy" below.
love(
luhv
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (affection)
a. el amor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Love is all you need.El amor es todo lo que necesitas.
2. (romantic feeling)
a. el amor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Your first love doesn't always have to be the love of your life.Tu primer amor no siempre tiene que ser el amor de tu vida.
3. (interest)
a. el amor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
His love for nature profoundly influenced both his personality and his work.Su amor por la naturaleza tuvo una gran influencia tanto en su personalidad como en su obra.
4. (term of endearment)
a. el cariño
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Hey, love, would you mind taking out the trash?Oye, cariño, ¿te importaría sacar la basura?
b. el amor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I miss you, love.Te extraño, mi amor.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(form of address; used to address a woman) (United Kingdom)
a. la guapa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Here's your change, love.Aquí tienes el cambio, guapa.
6. (sports)
a. nada (tennis)
If the server wins the first point, the score would be 15-love.Si el jugador con el saque gana el primer punto, el marcador mostrará 15 a nada.
7. (in correspondence)
a. con cariño
See you soon! Love, Miranda.¡Hasta pronto! Con cariño, Miranda.
b. un abrazo
That's all for now! Love, Greg.Nada más por ahora. Un abrazo, Greg.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
8. (to feel affection for)
a. querer
I love you very much.Te quiero mucho.
b. amar
She loves her dog more than life itself.Ama a su perro más que su propia vida.
9. (to like strongly)
a. encantar
I love playing videogames.Me encanta jugar videojuegos.
b. adorar
She loves dark chocolate.Adora el chocolate amargo.
c. amar
I love having a cup of coffee and reading a good book.Amo tomarme un café y leer un buen libro.
d. fascinar
I love his movies.Me fascinan sus películas.
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enjoy(
ehn
-
joy
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to like)
a. disfrutar
I really enjoy reading and drinking coffee.Disfruto mucho leyendo y tomando café.
b. disfrutar de
We enjoyed the time we spent in the city.Disfrutamos del tiempo que pasamos en la ciudad.
2. (to benefit from)
a. gozar de
He enjoys the support of his parents.Goza del apoyo de sus padres.
b. disfrutar de
He has always enjoyed good health.Siempre disfrutó de buena salud.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
3. (used to wish someone a good meal)
a. buen provecho
Here is the apple pie you ordered. Enjoy!Aquí está al pay de manzana que pidieron. ¡Buen provecho!
4. (used to wish someone a good time)
a. diviértete
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
I'm going to a concert tomorrow. - Great! Enjoy!Mañana voy a un concierto. - ¡Qué chévere! ¡Diviértete!
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