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lurve

verb; sound symbolism
Alternate spelling and pronunciation of "love"
 
This word is simply the word "love" with the spelling and pronunciation changed. Possibly related to "luv", a word originally used as shorthand in text messages. The "r" sound was likely included to give the word a more cute and humorous connotation.
Etymology : From "love", from Old English "lufian", meaning to love, to cherish.
Source : "I lurve it", posted online as a comment on a picture, September, 2013, but in use for several years prior. Etymology from Etymonline.
Last modified: 26 November 2013


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