The 6 Greek Words For Love

Updated: Aug 23, 2021



The Ancient Greeks thought a little deeper and knew a little better.


There are many meanings in which English speakers (and more broadly) developed western societies pack into the word Love.


This can cause huge amounts of confusion, because the same word is used to describe many different feelings and indeed different stages of Love as it evolves.


The Greeks had 6 different words for 6 different kinds of Love, which ultimately culminated in the highest form of Love, which they referred to as Agape.