每日字根:am, amat [L] = to love 爱

字根am, amat来自于拉丁文amare, amat, 意思都相当于 to love. 常用词amiable(亲切的,和蔼可亲的), amateur(业余爱好者,业余艺术家) amiable [‘eimjәbl] 【am = to love; –i-; –able = capable of 可…的 ==> “capable of being loved 可爱的" —> a. 可爱的, 和蔼的】 an amiable old lady 可爱的老太太 amiableness【amiable –ness】n. 仁慈;厚道 amateur [‘æmәtә(:), ‘æmәtjuә] 【amat = to love 爱好; –eur(-er) n.=person 人 ==> “person who does something for…