amat-, amor-, am-

(Latin: love, loving; fondness for; such as a man for a woman and a woman for a man)

Love at first sight is easy to understand. It's when two people have been looking at each other for years that it becomes a miracle.

—Sam Levenson

This "love" unit is the main contributing source for the words in the ami- or "friend" unit.

Related "love, fondness" units: agape-; philo-; vener-; venus.