Love is a world very well known word.
No matter what country you will come from.
Love doesn't need any translation in any language.
The only thing in each country or culture have
in expressing their love is the language that they say it with .
Below is a collection of different ways that people say.....
"I Love You".
Certainly, the list is still missing quite a few,
but this is our attempt in trying to learn most,
if not all languages of love.
If you can help,
*Please* email us with additions or changes.


 

 
 


Language Names
South-Afrikaans
(People of Dutch heritage in south Africa)
Ek het jou liefe
Ek is lief vir jou
Akan (Ghana)Me do wo
AkadianIaka Lakaovakae Yakaou
Albaniante dua
te dashuroj
Alentejano (Portugal)Gosto De Ti, Porra!
Alsacien (Elsass)
(french/german dialect (live in france,but speak like german))
Ich hoan dich gear
Amharic (Aethio)Afekrishalehou
Afekrischalehou
Ewedishalehu (male/female to female)
Ewedihalehu (male/female to male)
Apache
(North American Indian Nation rangeing from the plains states to the eastern Rocky Mountains and from the Canadian to Mexican borders
Sheth she~n zho~n
ArabicAna Behibak (to a male)
Ana Behibek (to a female)
Ib'n hebbak
Ana Ba-heb-bak
nhebuk
Ohiboke (male to female)
Ohiboka (female to male)
Ohibokoma (male or female to two males or two females)
Nohiboke (more than one male or female to female)
Nohiboka (male to male or female to male)
Nohibokoma (m. to m. or f. to two males or two females)
Nohibokom (m. to m. or f. to more than two males)
Nohibokon (m. to m. or f. to more than two females)
'uhibbuki (to a female)
'uhibbuka (to a male)
Arabic (Non-standard)Bahibak (female to male)
Bahibik (male to female)
Benhibak (more than one male or female to male)
Benhibik (male to male or female to female)
Benhibkom (m. to m. or female to more than one male)
ArmenianYes kez guh seerem (Western dialect)
Yes kez si'rumem (Eastern dialect)
Yes kez ge sirem
Assamese
(language spoken in the state of Assam, India)
Moi tomak bhal pau
Assyrianana bayanookh (female to male)
ana bayinakh (male to female)
ana bayanakh (female to female)
ana byinookh (male to male)
AzerbaijaniMen seni sevirem
Bambara
(spoken in Mali and Burkina Faso)
N'bi fe
BangladeschiAmi tomake walobashi
Bari
(A Sudanese Language)
Nan nyanyar do ( I love you)
Nan nyanyar do parik (I love you very much)
Basc (Basque)Nere Maitea (My Love)
Maite zaitut (I Love You)
Batak
(North Sumatra province of indonesia)
Holong rohangku di ho
Bavarian
(Southern state of Germany (actually a German dialect))
I mog di narrisch gern
I lieb di
Bengali
(language spoken in the state of West Bengal, India, as well as almost all people of BANGLADESH)
Ami tomAy bhAlobAshi
Ami tomake bhalobashi
BerberLakh tirikh
Bicol (Philippines)Namumutan ta ka
Bisaya (Philippines)Gihigugma ta ka
Bolivian Quechuaqanta munani
Braille:..:| ..:| |..-.. .::":.., :.:;
BulgarianObicham te
As te obeicham
As te obicham
Obozhavam te ("I love you very much")
Burmesechit pa de
CambodianBon sro lanh oon
kh_nhaum soro_lahn nhee_ah
Canadian FrenchSh'teme (spoken, sounds like this)
CantoneseMoi oiy neya
Ngo oi ney
CatalanT'estim (mallorcan)
T'estim molt (I love you a lot)
T'estime (valencian)
T'estimo (catalonian)
CaymanYou conch me out!
I Love You
Cebuano (Philippines)Gihigugma ko ikaw
Chamoru (or Chamorro)
(Language spoken by people in Guam, the Northern Marianas, Tinian and Rota)
Hu guaiya hao
Cheyenne
(North American Indian tribe, part of the Apache)
Ne mohotatse
Chichewa
(Language spoken in Malawi, Central Africa)
Ndimakukonda
Chickasaw
(Native American spoken in southeastern Oklahoma)
chiholloli (first "i" nasalized)
ChineseNgo oi ney (Cantonese)
Wa ai lu (Hokkien)
Wo ai ni (Mandarin)
Wo ie ni (Mandarin)
Wuo ai nee (Mandarin)
Wo ay ni (Mandarin)
Wo ai ni (Putunghua)
Ngo ai nong (Wu)
Goa ai li (Amoy dialect)
Ngai oi gnee (Hakka dialect)
Ngai on ni (Hakka dialect)
Circassianwise cas
Comorien
(Language spoken by around 500,000 people on the Comoro Islands in the Indian ocean between Africa and Madagascar)
Ni sou hou vendza
CorsicanTi tengu cara (to female)
Ti tengu caru (to male)
Creole
(French dialect spoken by people from Haiti)
Mi aime jou
Mon kontan ou
mwen renmem'w
mwen damou'w
CroatianLJUBim te
Ja te volim (used in proper speech)
Volim te (used in common speech)
Ja vas volim (used in proper speech)
Volim vas (used in common speech)
Ljubim te (in todays useage, "I kiss you", 'lj' pronounced like 'll' in Spanish, one sound, 'ly'ish)
Ljubim te (old - may still be found in poetry)
Czechmiluji te
MILUJU TE! (colloquial form)
Ma'm te (velmi) ra'd (male speaker, "I like you (very much)", often used and prefered)
Ma'm te (velmi) ra'da (female speaker)
DanishJeg elsker dig
DutchIk hou van je
Ik hou van jou
Ik ben verliefd op je
Ik zie u graag
Ik zeen a toch zu geire
Ik bemin je (old fashioned)
Ik bemin jou (old fashioned)
Ecuador Quechuacanda munani
ElvenAmin sinta lle
EnglishI Love You
I Adore You
I love thee (used only in Christian context)
EskimoAkoolook
EsperantoMi amas vin
EstonianMina armastan sind
Ma armastan sind
EthiopianAfgreki'
Farsi
(Iran-dialects in Afghanistan/Pakistan)
Tora dust mi daram (old)
Tora dost daram ("I love you")
Asheghetam
Doostat daram ("I'm in love with you")
Man asheghetam ("I'm in love with you")
Filipino (Philippines)Mahal Kita
Iniibig Kita
Mahal ka ta
FinnishMina" rakastan sinua (a" = 'a' with two dots)
Rakastan sinua
Mina" pida"n sinusta ("I like you")
(Ma") rakastan sua
(Ma") tykkaan susta ("I like you")
FlemishIk zie oe geerne
Ik bemin ou
FrenchJe t'aime
Je t'adore
Je vous aime
Friesian
(they speak the language in Northern Holland in Northern Germany and in some parts of Denmark mainly west coast)
Ik hald fan dei
Ik hou fan dei
Fuk YuenGua Ay Di
GAMisumo bo
Gaelic (Irish)Ta gra agam ort
Moo graugh hoo
GalicianQuérote
Amo-te
GermanIch liebe Dich
Ich liebe Sie (rarely used)
Gibberishidaguy lidaguv yidagoo
Gilbertese
(The Republic of Kiribati)
Itangiriko
Goth
Idugi Ludugove Udagu
Greeks'ayapo (spoken s'agapo, 3rd letter is lower case 'gamma')
Eime eroteumenos mazi sou ("I'm in love with)
Eime eroteumenos me 'sena(you", male to female)
Eime eroteumeni mazi sou ("I'm in love with)
Eime eroteumeni me 'sena (you", female to male)
Se latrevo ("I adore you")
Se thelo ("I want you", denotes sexual desire)
Greek (Old)(Ego) philo su (ego is only needed for emphasis)
GreenlandicAsavakit
Gujrati
(language spoken in the state of Gujrat, India)
Hoon tane pyar karoochhoon
Hoon tuney chaoon chhoon ('n' is nasal, not pronounced)
Hausa (Nigeria)Ina sonki
Ina kau narki (to female)
Ina kau narka (to male)
HawaiianAloha I'a Au Oe
Hebrew
(Language spoken in Israel and by Jewish people)
Anee oheivet otkha (female to male)
Anee oheiv otakh (male to female)
Ani ohev otakh (male to female)
Ani ohevet otkha (female to male)
Ani ohev otach (male to female)
Ani ohevet otcha (female to male)
Ani ohev otcha (male to male)
Ani ohevet otach (female to female)
Hindi
(language spoken in the nothern states of India)
Mujhe tumse pyar hai (Samiya to Munna)
Mai tumase pyar karata hun (male to female)
Mai tumase pyar karati hun (female to male)
Mai tumse pyar karta hoon
Mai tumse peyar karta hnu
Mai tumse pyar karta hoo
Mai tujhe pyaar kartha hoo
Main tumse pyar karta hoon
Main tumse prem karta hoon
Main tuze pyar karta hoon ('n' is nasal, not pronounced)
HmongKuv Hlub Koj
HokkienWa ai lu
Hopi
(North American Indian Tribe)
Nu' umi unangwa'ta
HungarianSzeretlek
Szeretlek te'ged ("It's you I love, you know, you", a reinforcement)
Te'gedet szeretlek ("It's you I love and no one else")
Ibaloi (Philippines)Pip-piyan taha
Pipiyan ta han shili ("I like/love you very much")
IcelandicEg elska thig
Yeg unna thu
Ilocano (Philippines)Ay ayating ka
Ilonggo (Philippines)Palangga ta ka
IndiMai Tujhe Pyaar Kartha Ho
IndonesianSaya cinta padamu (Saya, commonly used)
Saya cinta kamu
Saya kasih saudari
Saja kasih saudari
Aku tjinta padamu (Aku, not often used)
Aku cinta padamu
Aku cinta kamu
Saya sayang kamu
Interglossa
(An 'artificial' language invented by Lancelot Hogben, circa 1940)
Mi esthe philo tu
IranianMahn doostaht doh-rahm
IrishTaim i' ngra leat
IshkibibbleIbi Libove Yibou
Italianti amo (if it's a relationship/lover/spouse)
ti voglio bene (if it's a friend, or relative)
JapaneseKimi o ai shiteru
Aishiteru
Chuu shiteyo
Ora omee no koto ga suki da
Ore wa omae ga suki da
Suitonnen
Sukiyanen
Sukiyo
Watashi Wa Anata Ga Suki Desu
Watashi Wa Anata Wo Aishithe Imasu
Watakushi-wa anata-wo ai shimasu
A-i-shi-te ma-su
Suki desu (used at 1st time, like for a start, when you are not yet real lovers)
JavaneseKulo tresno
JawarianAku sukak kuwe
Kachiyanw toke pyaar karati
anw toke bowaj gurati
Kankana-ey (Philippines)Laylaydek sik-a
Kannada
(Language of Karnataka a state in south India)
Naanu Ninnanu Preethisuthene
Naanu Ninnanu Mohisuthene
Kapampangan (Philippines)Kaluguran daka
KikongoMono ke zola nge (mono ke' zola nge')
KikuyuNigwedete
KisiiNinguanchete
KiswahiliNakupenda
Klingon
(Spoken in Star Trek)
qabang
qaparHa' (depends where in the galaxy you are)
SoHvaD vIghajtaH bang
qaparHa'qu'taH ("I like you!")
KoreanNo-rul sarang hae (man to woman in casual relation)
Tangsinul sarang ha yo
Tangshin-ul sarang hae-yo
Tangsinul Sarang Ha Yo
Tangshin-i cho-a-yo (i like you, in a romantic way)
Nanun tangshinul sarang hamnida
Nanun Dangsineul Mucheog Joahapnida
Nanun Dangsineul Saranghapnida
Nanun Gdaega Joa
Nanun Gdaereul Saranghapnida
Nanun Neoreul Saranghanda
Gdaereul Hjanghan Naemaeum Alji
Joahaeyo
Saranghae
Saranghaeyo
Saranghapanida
KurdishEz te hezdikhem
Tum xosdewêt
LancishI Lovole Youan
Lao
(Language spoken in Laos and by the Laotian people living in northern Thailand)
Koi muk jao
Khoi huk chau
LatinTe amo
Vos amo
(Ego) amo te (ego, for emphasis)
LatvianEs milu tevi (Pronounced "Ess tevy meeloo")
Es milu tevi (less common)
LebaneseBahibak
LingalaNalingi yo
Lisbon lingogramo-te bue', chavalinha
LithuanianTAVE MYLIU (ta-ve mee-lyu)
Tsve myliu (Ta-ve mee-lyu)
LojbanMi do prami
Lugandankwagala nyo
Luo (Kenya)Aheri
MacedonianSAKAM TE!
Te sakam (a little stronger than "I like you")
Te ljubam ("I really love you")
Jas te sakam ('j' sounds like 'y' in May)
Pozdrav ("Greetings")
Madrid lingoMe molas, tronca
MaieseWa wa
Malagasy (Madagascar)tiako ianao
MalaySaya cintamu
Saya sayangmu
Saya cintakan mu
Saya sayangkan mu
Sayah chantikan awah
Aku sayang enkow
Malay/BahasaSaya cinta mu
Malay/Indonesia Aku sayang enkow
Sayah chantikan awah
Saya sayangkan engkau
Saya cintakan awak
Malayalam
(language spoken in the state of Kerala, India)
Njyaan Ninne' Preetikyunnu
Njyaan Ninne' Mohikyunnu
Ngan Ninne Snaehikkunnu
MalaysianSaya Cintamu
Saya Sayangmu
Saya Cinta Kamu
MandarinWo ai ni (Wo3 ai4 ni3 in tonal notation)
Maori (New Zealand)kia hoahai
Marathi
(language spoken in the state of Maharastra, India)
me tujhashi prem karto (male to female)
me tujhashi prem karte (female to male)
Mi tuzya var prem karato
MienhYie hum may
Mohawk
(North american Indian tribe (New England, maybe one of the Sven Nations/Iriquois))
Konoronhkwa
Mongolian
bi chamd hairtai
MoroccanKanbhik (both mean the same, but spoken)
Kanhebek (in different cities)
Naguan
Mawaca bimcheepee
Navaho
(North american Indian tribe (southwest))
Ayor anosh'ni
Ndebele (Zimbabwe)Niyakutanda
NepaliMa timilai maya garchu
Ma timilai man parauchu
NorwegianEg elskar deg (Nynorsk)
Jeg elsker deg (Bokmaal) (pronouncedyai elske dai)
OpOp Lopveop Yopuop
OsetianAez dae warzyn
OshiwamboOndi ku hole
PakistaniMujhe Tumse Muhabbat Hai
Papiamento (Aruba)Mi Ta Stimabo
Papiamentu (Curacao)Mi Stima Bo
Patois (Jamaica)I Love You
PersianTora dost daram
Man asheget am
Pidgin Englishmi laikim yu
Pig LatinIe Ovele Ouye (I-ay Ovel-ay Ouy-ay)
Pilipino (Philippines)Mahal Kita
Iniibig Kita
Sinisinta Kita
PolishKocham Cie
Ja cie kocham
Yacha kocham
Kocham Ciebie
PortugueseAmo-te
Portuguese (Brazilian)Eu te amo
Punjabi (Northern India)Mai taunu pyar karda
Main Tainu Pyar Karna
Pununi u rondi
Quenya
(Elvish language invented by J. R. R. Tolkien for his books, notably _The Lord of the Rings_)
Tye-mela'ne
RomanianTe iu besc
Te Ador
RussianYa vas liubliu
Ya tebya liubliu
Ya polubeel s'tebya
Ya Tibieh Lublue (malincaya)
SamoanOute Alofa Ia Te Oe
Scot GaelicTha gra\dh agam ort
Serbianljubim te (I kiss you/love you, 'lj' pronounced like 'll' in Spanish, one sound, 'ly'ish)
Ja vas volim (used in proper speech)
Volim vas (used in common speech)
Ja te volim (used in proper speech)
Volim te (used in common speech)
Ljubim te (may still be found in poetry)
SerbocroatianVolim te
Ljubim te
Ja te volim ('j' sounds like 'y' in May)
Shona (Zimbabwe)Ndinokuda
Sinhalese
(Language of the non-Tamil (majority) people of Sri Lanka)
Mama oyata adarei
Sioux
(North American Indian tribe from the upper Midwest)
Techihhila
SliggishIish loveish youish
Slovaklubim ta
Sloveneljubim te
SothoKegorata
SpanishTe quiero
Te amo
SpencishI Lovany Yoof
SrilankanMama Oyata Arderyi
SwahiliNaku penda (followed by the person's name)
SwedishJag älskar dig
Swiss-GermanCh'ha di ga"rn
Syrian/Lebanese BHEBBEK (to a female)
BHEBBAK (to a male)
Tagalog (Philippines)Mahal Kita
Iniibig Kita
TahitianUa Here Vau Ia Oe
Ua here au ia oe
TaiwaneseWah ai ni
Tamil
(language spoken in the state of Tamil Nadu, India and in Sri Lanka, Singapore, Malaysia, Mauritus)
Ni yaanai kaadli karen (You love me)
n^An unnaik kAthalikkinREn (I love you)
Naan Unnai Kadalikiren
TchequeMILUJI TE^
Telugu
(southeastern state of India. (eleventh most spoken language in the world.))
Neenu ninnu pra'mistu'nnanu
Telugu/indiaNenu Ninnu Premistunnanu
ThaiPhom Rak Khun (formal, male to female)
Ch'an Rak Khun (formal, female to male)
Khao Raak Thoe (affectionate, sweet, loving)
Phom Rak Khun
TigriniaE fatuwaki
TonganOfa atu
TunisianHa eh bak
TurkishSeni seviyo*rum (o* means o)
Seni Seviyurum
Seni Seviyorum
Ukrainianja tebe koKHAju (real true love)
ja vas koKHAju
ja pokoKHAv tebe
ja pokoKHAv vas
Urdu (Pakistan)Mujhe tumse mohabbat hai
Main Tumse Muhabbat Karta Hoon
VietnameseEm ye^u anh (woman to man)
Toi yeu em
Anh ye^u em (man to woman)
Vlaams (Belgian Dutch)Ik hue van ye
Vulcan
(Spoken in Star Trek)
Wani ra yana ro aisha
Welsh
(Language spoken in Wales, UK)
'Rwy'n dy garu di
Yr wyf i yn dy garu di (chwi)
Wolof
(Dialect spoken in Senegal by the Wolof people)
Da ma la nope
Da ma la nop (da málanop)
YiddishIch libe dich
Ich han dich lib
Ikh Hob Dikh Lib
YorubaMo ni ife re
YugoslavianYa te volim
Zazi
(Kurdic dialect)
Ezhele hezdege
ZuluMena Tanda Wena
Ngiyakuthanda!
Zuni
(North American Indian tribe)
Tom ho' ichema



If there is any language missing.
Just let me know.
Send me the name of the Country.
And what the words
"I love you"
Means in the Country.
And I will put it in at ones.
Along this way I love to thank everybody
who send these in to me already.
From the bottom of my heart