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"Love" in tennis means, zero. "15-love" means 15-zero.

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What is the word for the score 0 in tennis?

Love


The word love in tennis?

In tennis, the word love is used instead of zero. At the begining of each game, the score is love-all or love-love because no one has a point yet.


What is the score love-mean in tennis?

The word love in tennis is a corresponding call in scoring of it and the meaning of love in tennis is 0.


What is the word for nil in tennis?

In tennis, instad of nil or zero, love is used. At the beginning of each game, when no player has a point yet, the score is love-all or love-love.


Which word is not used in tennis?

fish :)


What does the word love in tennis mean?

It means that there is no score so saying 15-love you would be saying the score is 15 to nothing


Why is zero called love in tennis?

It is commonly believed that a score of zero in tennis is called love because of a mispronunciation of the French word L'oeuf. L'oeuf means egg in French and is sometimes used as slang for zero.


In a tennis score the word love is from what French word?

The word actually comes from a mispronunciation French l'oeuf, meaning egg, since a 0 looks like an egg and love is a score of zero.


What is the word to describe a word that is incorrectly used?

Improper is a word that is usually used to describe a word that has been incorrectly used.


Is tennis a noun or adjective when used before court?

The word 'tennis' is a noun. When a noun is used to describe another noun, it's called an attributive noun (or noun adjunct).The term 'tennis court' is a compound noun.Why some nouns are also adjective and some are not, even though they are used as an adjective, is a mystery. The word 'tennis' is designated as a noun only in the five dictionaries that I consulted for this answer.


What word symbolizes zero in tennis?

In tennis the word used for zero points is love. e.g 30-love.


What does the score LOVE in tennis mean?

Love means "0" (zero) in tennis. The word "love", itself, one is an Anglicized, misheard, interpretation of the French word "l'oeuf" (pronounced "loff" or "luff"), which means "the egg", as used in the sports term, "goose egg", meaning "nothing".

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