Greek words for love

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There are a few Greek words for love, as the Greek language distinguishes how the word is used. Ancient Greek has four distinct words for love: agápe, éros, philía, and storgē. However, as with other languages, it has been historically difficult to separate the meanings of these words. Nonetheless, the senses in which these words were generally used are given below.

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  1. ^ ἀγάπη, Henry George Liddell, Robert Scott, A Greek-English Lexicon, on Perseus
  2. ^ ἔρως, Henry George Liddell, Robert Scott, A Greek-English Lexicon, on Perseus
  3. ^ φιλία, Henry George Liddell, Robert Scott, A Greek-English Lexicon, on Perseus
  4. ^ στοργή, Henry George Liddell, Robert Scott, A Greek-English Lexicon, on Perseus

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