Quick answer
"Love" is a noun which is often translated as "el amor", and "heart" is a noun which is often translated as "el corazón". Learn more about the difference between "love" and "heart" 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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heart(
hart
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (anatomy)
a. el corazón
(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).
Hagfish have four hearts.Los peces bruja tienen cuatro corazones.
2. (center of emotions)
a. el corazón
(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).
Her last boyfriend really broke her heart.Su último novio sí que le partió el corazón.
3. (nature)
a. el corazón
(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).
She had a kind heart, and helped anyone she met.Tenía muy buen corazón y ayudaba a todo el que encontraba.
4. (courage)
a. el valor
(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 didn't have the heart to tell them they had lost everything.No tuve valor de decirles que lo habían perdido todo.
5. (enthusiasm)
a. las ganas
(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).
I think I have to quit my job; my heart just isn't in it anymore.Creo que tengo que dimitir de mi puesto; simplemente ya no tengo ganas de hacerlo.
6. (central part)
a. el corazón
(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).
We stayed at a hotel in the heart of the city.Nos quedamos en un hotel en el corazón de la ciudad.
b. el cogollo
(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).
(of celery or lettuce)
The salad calls for hearts of lettuce.La ensalada requiere cogollos de lechuga.
7. (essential part of something)
a. el meollo
(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).
This article addresses the heart of the question.Este artículo trata el meollo de la cuestión.
8. (memory)
a. la memoria
(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).
My daughter has learned the alphabet by heart.Mi hija ha aprendido el abecedario de memoria.
9. (card games)
a. el corazón
(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 won the hand with a flush of hearts.Gané la partida con un color de corazones.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
10. (related to the heart)
a. cardíaco
Did the electrocardiogram detect any kind of heart problem?¿Detectó el electrocardiograma algún tipo de problema cardíaco?
hearts
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
11. (card game)
a. corazones
What game should we play? - How about hearts?¿Qué juego deberíamos jugar? - ¿Qué tal corazones?
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