Candy Apples are Apples of Love in French!
December 9th, 2011
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December 13th, 2011 at 8:17 pm
Maybe we call that “Pomme d’amour” because of the color of this candy which is red like the heart. We also like to eat that with our lover.
December 13th, 2011 at 8:23 pm
I like that -it’s really nice!
March 6th, 2012 at 6:10 pm
I have the backwards answer to that question. The English word “Lollipop” is originally from the Romani (Gypsy) language spoken by about 10 million people today and linguistically related to languages of ancient India. It means “Red Apple”. The original lollipop was an apple dipped in red candy on a stick, probably originally sold by Romani people at fairs and festivals.
June 8th, 2012 at 1:43 pm
In Germany we call them “Liebesapfel” meaning the same “apple of love” or “love’s apple”
June 28th, 2012 at 1:21 pm
Great, in Brazil it’s a very popular candy in public fairs and events. Here we also call it ” Apple of Love” (Maçã do Amor) because of the color and the heart shaped form of it. Thanks.
September 25th, 2012 at 11:44 am
Candied apples are a creation of the Romani people. We actually have a world ethnic population closer to 20 million. Lollipop comes from our word, “loli phabaj”, which literally translates to “red apple”. It refers to these candied apples & this is, essentially, from which the lollipop has evolved. Our language is called Rromanes & we have 80+ dialects.
April 20th, 2015 at 1:37 pm
In Brazilian Portuguese we say “Maçã do Amor”.
December 7th, 2017 at 7:03 am
In Italian they are called “mele candite” (litterally “candy apples”) or sometimes even “mele di Biancaneve” that means “Snow White’s apples” ♡
December 7th, 2017 at 1:11 pm
That’s neat Beatrice!