Words nearby loe
MORE ABOUT LOE
What does loe mean?
Loe is a Scottish, or Scots, term meaning love.
Loe, pronounced “loo,” can mean a tender, passionate affection for a person. It can be used as an affectionate name for a loved one. For example, your parents might call you loe or you might call a close friend loe.
Loe can also mean to have profound affection for, as in “Ae loe yie,” meaning “I love you.”
Example: Yae folk have nae idea hou much Ae loe yie.
Where does loe come from?
Loe is a common Scots term. Scots is considered by some experts to be a dialect of English. A dialect is a variety of a language that is distinct from other dialects in terms of phonology, grammar, and vocabulary. English has many dialects, including American English, British English, South African English, and Indian English. Other experts consider Scots to be its own language, descending directly from Old English.
Loe is most likely to be used by speakers of Scots and often when communicating to other speakers of Scots, as they are the most likely to understand what the term means.
How is loe used in real life?
Loe is most often used in the Scots-English dialect rather than mixed in with another variety of English.
1,8M folls twitter, serius loe?
— Anya Geraldine (@anyaselalubenar) October 19, 2020
Ma mither an faither got mairrit in Bowhill, Hogmanay 1943. They brocht me up tae tak tent o the auld Scots saw "Thaim wi a guid Scots tongue in their heid are fit tae gang ower the warld." Meikle thenks tae thaim, an aw the fowk that loe the leid an hain it in their herts. Braw! pic.twitter.com/OtKujhcx0p
— Billy Kay (@billykayscot) December 31, 2017
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Which of the following words is NOT a synonym of loe?
How to use loe in a sentence
With these auspicious words Li-loe possessed himself of three of the strings of cash and displayed an empty sleeve.
Almost before Li-loe had disappeared he was at the shutter in the wall, had forced it open and was looking out.
Li-loe held in his hand an iron prong, and with this he industriously searched the earth between the rocks and herbage.
Thus it again befell, for despite Kai Lung's desire to escape, Li-loe chanced to look up suddenly and observed him.
On the following day, at about the stroke of the usual court, Li-loe approached Kai Lung with a grievous look.