Dictionary noun *leubh- lieb lieblings- Lieblingsblog


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Word of the Day - "Liebling"

A quick and fun look at the word Liebling and at how to say “my favorite” in German. Because there's a very common mistake lurking. Also: some names :)


lieb, der Liebling, Lieblings-, der Schatz

Word Family

Root: *leubh-

The core idea of this root was

liking, loving, caring

It’s the origin of love as well as libido and belief, which literally used to be a thought you “hold deer”.

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