How to Say I Love You in 52 Languages

Valentine’s Day has everyone catching all the feels. But what do you do when the traditional “I love you” just isn’t enough?

Well, you could try writing a sonnet or renting a skywriting plane—but if you’re looking for something in between this extravagance and the boring, traditional, three words, try saying “I love you” in different languages!

Here are 52 ways to say I love you, in different languages, one for each week of the year.

(Pro tip: Wanna kick it up a notch? Write “I love you” on the back of every playing card in a deck, each in a different language!)

Word clous showing how to say I love you in different languages

How to say “I love you” in:

  1. Albanian — Unë të dua
  2. Arabic (to male) — ana behibak (أحبك)
  3. Arabic (to female) — ana behibek (أحبك)
  4. Armenian — Yes k’ez sirum yem (Ես քեզ սիրում եմ)
  5. Bosnian — volim te
  6. Bulgarian — obicham te (обичам те)
  7. Catalna — T’estimo
  8. Chinese — Wǒ ài nǐ (我愛你)
  9. Creol — Mwen renmen ou
  10. Croatian — Volim te
  11. Czech — Miluji tě
  12. Danish — Jeg elsker dig
  13. Dutch — Ik hou van jou
  14. Ethiopia – Amharic (to female) —Afekirishalehu
  15. Ethiopia – Amharic (to male) — Afekirahalehu
  16. Farsi/Persian — Ashegh et am (دوستت دارم)
  17. Finnish — Minä rakastan sinua
  18. French — Je t’aime
  19. Galician — Quérote
  20. Georgian — miq’varkhar (მიყვარხარ)
  21. German — ich liebe dich
  22. Greek — Se agapó (Σε αγαπώ)
  23. Hawaiian — aloha wau iā ‘oe
  24. Hebrew (to female) — Ani ohev otach
  25. Hebrew (to male) — Ani ohevet otcha
  26. Hindi — main tumase pyaar karata hoon (मैं तुमसे प्यार करता हूँ)
  27. Hungarian — Szeretlek
  28. Icelandic — ég elska þig
  29. Indonesian — Aku cinta kamu
  30. Irish — Is breá liom tú
  31. Italian — Ti amo
  32. Japanese — Watashi wa, anata o aishiteimasu (わたしは、あなたを愛しています)
  33. Korean — Salanghae (사랑해)
  34. Lebanese — ana bahibak
  35. Lithuanian — Aš tave myliu
  36. Polish — kocham Cię
  37. Portuguese — Eu te amo
  38. Romanian — Te iubesc
  39. Russian — YA lyublyu tebya (Я люблю тебя)
  40. Spanish — Te amo
  41. Swahili — nakupenda
  42. Swedish — jag älskar dig
  43. Tajik — Man turo dūst medoram
  44. Thai — P̄hm rạk khuṇ (ผมรักคุณ)
  45. Telugu — Nēnu ninnu prēmistunnānu (నేను నిన్ను ప్రేమిస్తున్నాను)
  46. Turkish — Seni Seviyorum
  47. Ukrainian — ya tebe lyublyu (я тебе люблю)
  48. Vietnamese (to female) — Anh yêu em
  49. Vietnamese (to male) — Em yêu anh
  50. Welsh — Rwy’n dy garu di
  51. Yiddish — ikh hab dir lib
  52. Zimbabwe — Ndinokuda

Bonus!

  1. Millennial — Netflix and chill, bae?
  2. Dothraki (Game of Thrones) — Anha zhilak yera
  3. High Valyrian (Game of Thrones) — Avy jorrāelan
  4. Orcish (World of Warcraft) — go as sd d a p

For more ideas on how to make this Valentine’s Day one to remember, check out our other Valentine’s Day articles.

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