ליבע

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YiddishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German liebe ‎(the quality of love, pleasure, joy, favour, love), from from Old High German luba, lioba ‎(fortune, health, pleasantness, joy), from Proto-Germanic *lubō ‎(love), from Proto-Indo-European *lewbʰ- ‎(love, care, desire). Compare German Liebe. Akin to Old English lufu (modern English love) and Dutch lief, liefde.

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NounEdit

ליבע ‎(libef, plural ליבעס ‎(libes)

  1. love

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