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

“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!

53) Millennial — Netflix and chill, bae?

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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