Valentine’s Day: How to say “I Love You” in Foreign Languages

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Valentine’s Day: How to say “I Love You” in Foreign Languages

i_love_you_foreign_languages.jpgIt’s February 14th time again – Happy Valentine’s Day!

Now what kind of multilingual company would we be if we didn’t share our language skills with all you lovely people?

So, check out our little video below – you’ll see lots of the Kwintessential team, plus friends and family, giving you a guide to saying “I Love You” in their languages.

Did we not cover the language you were looking for in the video? Do not fear! See below for lots more languages…

Afrikaans: Ek is lief vir jou / Ek het jou lief
Albanian: Te dua
Amharic: Afekrishalehou
Arabic: Ana Behibak (to a male) / Ana Behibek (to a female)
Armenian: kezi chat ge sirem (in western Armenian) / yes kez sirum em (in eastern armenian)
Australian: G’day sheila  (Please keep in mind that this is only a joke!)
Azerbaijanian: Men seni severam
Basque: Maite zaitut.
Bengali: Ami tomAy bhAlobAshi
Berber: Lakh tirikh
Bosnian: volim te (most common)  (Volim Te Ba) / ja te volim (less common)
Brazilian Portuguese: eu te amo
Bulgarian: Obicham te
Cambodian: kh_nhaum soro_lahn nhee_ah / Bon sro lanh oon
Cantonese: Ngo oi ney
Catalan: T’estim (mallorcan) / T’estime (valencian) / T’estimo (catalonian)
Chinese : Wo ie ni
Croatian: Volim te (most common) / Ja te volim (less common)
Czech: miluji te
Danish: Jeg elsker dig
Dutch: Ik hou van jou
Esperanto: Mi amas vin
Estonian: Ma armastan sind / Mina armastan sind (formal)
Persian (Farsi): Tora dust midaram
Flemish (Vlaams): ik zie je graag  / ik hou van je
Finnish: Mina rakastan sinua
French: Je t’aime
Gaelic: Ta gra agam ort
Georgian: Me shen mikvarkhar
German: Ich liebe dich
Greek : S’agapo
Hausa: Ina sonki
Hawaiian: Aloha wau ia ‘oe
Hebrew: female to male “ani ohevet otcha” / male to female “ani ohev otach”.
Hindi: Main tumse pyar karta hun (Male will say to Female) / Main tumse pyar karti hun (Female will say to Male)
Hungarian: Szeretlek te’ged
Icelandic: Ég elska þig (pronounced jeg elska thig)
Gujarati: Tane Prem Karoo Choo
Punjabi: Main tenu pyar karda haan
Indonesian: Saya cinta padamu
Malay: Saya cintamu
Irish: taim i’ ngra leat
Italian: Ti amo
Japanese: Kimi o ai shiteru  (Anata wa, dai suki desu ?)
Kashmiri: meh chi chain maai
Kazakh: Men seny jaksy kuremyn
Kiswahili: Nakupenda
Korean: Tangsinul sarang ha yo 
Kyrgyz: Men seni syuem
Latin: Te amo
Latvian: Es Tevi milu 
Lingala: Nalingi yo
Lithuanian: að myliu tave  (As Myliu Tave)
Macedonian: Te sakam
Malaysian: saya cinta awak / saya sayang awak
Mongolia: Bi chamd khairtai
Myanmar: Nga nint ko chit dae
Nepali:  Ma timlai maya/prem garchu
Norwegian: Jeg elsker deg (Bokmaal) / Eg elskar deg (Nynorsk)
Pashto: Za Tasara Meena Kawam
Pilipino: Mahal Kita
Polish: Kocham cię
Portuguese: Eu amo-te (continental) / Eu te amo (Brazilian)
Punjabi: Main tenu pyar karda haan
Romanian: Te iubesc
Russian: Ya lyublyu tebya
Serbian: Volim te (most common) / Ja te volim” (less common)
Sinhalese: Mama Oyata Aadarei
Slovak: lubim ta
Slovenian: Ljubim te
Spanish: Te quiero
Swahili: Naku penda
Swedish: Jag älskar dig
Swiss-German: Ch’ha di ga”rn
Tagalog: Mahal kita
Taiwanese: Gwa ai lee
Tamil: Naan Unnai Khadalikkeren
Thai: Phom Rak Khun / Ch’an Rak Khun
Tibetan: Nga Chola Gagai Yo / Nga Chola Tsewa Yo
Turkish: Seni seviyorum!
Ukranian: Ya tebya kahayu
Welsh: ‘Rwy’n dy garu di.
Xhosa: ndiyakuthanda
Yiddish: Ikh hob dikh lib
Yoruba:  Mo ni ife re

…oh and in Somerset: alriiight my lover?

If we have missed a language – we are sorry! Please let us know and we will add it. You can contact us via Twitter or Facebook.

Katia Reed
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