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Etymology of the English word amour-propre

the English word amour-propre
derived from the French word amour-propre
derived from the Old French word amour
derived from the Old Proven├žal word amour
derived from the Latin word amor (love; affection; the beloved)
derived from the Latin word amare (love, like; fall in love with; with bitterness, acidly, spitefully)
derived from the Old French word propre
derived from the Medieval Latin word proprius (special; own, very own; individual)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *per

Usage

Word found in Modern English



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