Quick answer
"Love" is a noun which is often translated as "el amor", and "laugh" is a noun which is often translated as "la risa". Learn more about the difference between "love" and "laugh" 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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laugh(
lahf
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sound)
a. la risa
(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 knew it was her because she has a very distinctive laugh.Sabía que era ella porque tiene una risa muy particular.
b. la carcajada
(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).
(loud)
His laugh could be heard in the distance.Se oían sus carcajadas a lo lejos.
c. la risotada
(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).
(loud)
I let out a laugh when my sister tripped and fell.Solté una risotada cuando mi hermana tropezó y cayó.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(fun and amusing)
a. la risa
(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).
Come to the dinner; it will be a laugh.Ven a la cena, será una risa.
b. el plato
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
They told us that his performance would be a laugh.Nos dijeron que su actuación sería un plato.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to make a joyful sound)
a. reírse
The movie was so funny that I couldn't stop laughing.La película era tan graciosa que no podía parar de reírme.
b. reír
His jokes always make me laugh.Sus chistes siempre me hacen reír.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to make a joyful sound)
a. reírse
He laughed himself sick.Se rió a más no poder.
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