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31 Ways To Say I Love You Around The World

 
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Valentine's weekend is upon us and love is certainly in the air. But how do you tell that special someone you love them if you speak different languages? Don't worry, we've got you covered.

We scoured the streets of multi-cultural London to find as many people as we could who would share with us how they said "I Love You" in their native languages.

The languages in our video are;

  • Afrikaans - Ek's lief vir jou Ek het jou lief
  • Albanian - Të dua
  • Brazilian Portuguese - Eu te amo
  • British Sign Language -
  • Czech - Miluji tě
  • Danish - Jeg elsker dig
  • Doric - Ah loove ye
  • Dutch - Ik hou van jou
  • English - I love you
  • European Portuguese - Te amo
  • Flemish - I heb u lief
  • French - Je t'aime
  • German - Ich liebe dich
  • Gujarati - હું તને પ્રેમ કરુ છું (hūṃ tane prem karū chūṃ)
  • Hungarian - Szeretlek
  • Irish Gaelic - Gráím thú
  • Italian - Ti amo
  • Japanese - 愛してるよ (aishiteru yo)
  • Lebanese Arabic - Said to a male (ana baħibbak) ٲنَا بحِبَّك
  • Lithuanian - Aš tave myliu
  • Mandarin - 我愛你 [我爱你] (wǒ ài nǐ)
  • Punjabi - ਮੈਂ ਤੈਨੂੰ ਪਿਆਰ ਕਰਦਾ ਹਾਂ। / میں تینوں پیار کردا ہاں (mẽ tenū̃ piār kardā hā̃)
  • Russan - Я тебя люблю! (Ja teb'a l'ubl'u!) - informal
  • Serbian - Волим те (Volim te)
  • Slovak - Ľúbim Ťa
  • Spanish - Te quiero
  • Swedish - Jag älskar dig
  • Thai - ผมรักคุณ (pŏm rák kun)
  • Turkish - Seni seviyorum
  • Twi - Me dowo
  • Urdu - mein tumse pyaar karta hoon (مجھے تم سے محبت)
  • Did we miss your language? Send us your Vine's, Instagram video and regular videos and we'll include the best here.

    Below is a table of how to say "I Love You" in pretty much every language there is!

    How To Say "I Love You" In Every Language
    Language How To Say I Love You
    Adyghe Сэ шІу усэлъэгъу
    Afrikaans Ek's lief vir jou
    Ek het jou lief
    Albanian Të dua
    Aleut Txin yaxtakuq
    Alsatian Ich hàbb dir lïab
    Amharic አፈቅርሻለሁ። (afekirishalehu) - f
    አፈቅርሀለሁ። (afekirhalehu) - m
    Arabic
    (Egyptian)
    >m - (ana baħibbak) ٲنَا بحِبَّك
    >f - (ana baħibbik) ٲنَا بَحِبِّك
    Arabic
    (Lebanese)
    Bebbak (m)
    Bebbek (f)
    Arabic
    (Modern Standard)
    (uḥibbuk) أحبك
    Arabic
    (Moroccan)
    (kanəbġīk) كنبغيك
    Arabic
    (Syrian)
    (bəḥibbək) بحبك
    Aragonese T'amo
    Armenian
    (Eastern)
    Սիրում եմ քեզ: (Sirum em kez)
    Armenian
    (Western)
    Կը սիրեմ քեզ: (Guh seerem kez)
    Aromanian Ti voi
    Assamese মই েতামাক(আেপানাক) ভালপাওঁ (moi tomaak/aaponaak bhaalpaao)
    Asturian Quiérote
    Avallaen (vüväloiek dü quuo)
    Azeri Mən səni sevirəm
    Bambara M'bi fe
    Basque Maite zaitut
    Belarusian Я цябе кахаю (Ja ciabe kakhaju)
    Bengali আমি আপনাকে ভালোবাসি (ami apnake bhalobashi) - frm
    আমি তোমাকে ভালোবাস (ami tomake bhalobashi) - inf
    আমি তোকে ভালোবাস (ami toke bhalobashi) - vinf
    Bhojpuri हम तोसे प्यार करीला (ham tose pyār karila)
    Bikol Namumutan ta ka
    Breton Karout a ran ac'hanout / Da garout a ran / Me az kar
    Bulgarian Обичам те (Običam te) - inf
    Любя те (Ljubja te) - inf
    Аз те обичам (Az te običam) - inf
    Обичам Ви (Običam vi) - frm
    Любя Ви (Ljubja vi) - frm
    Burmese cha-ma chin go chit-teh (m)
    cha-nor kin-mya go chit-teh (f)
    Catalan T'estimo
    Cebuano Gihigugma ko ikaw
    Cham (Western) Ai ranam dai (m>f) Dai ranam ai (f>m)
    Chamorro Hu guiaya hao
    Cherokee ᎬᎨᏳᎢ (Gvgeyu'i)
    Chinese
    (Cantonese)
    我愛你 [我爱你] (ngóh oi néih)
    Chinese
    (Hakka)
    𠊎愛你 (ngai2 oi5 ngi2)
    Chinese
    (Mandarin)
    我愛你 [我爱你] (wǒ ài nǐ)
    Chinese
    (Shanghainese)
    侬爱你 (nguh eh non)
    Chinese
    (Taiwanese)
    我愛你 (góa ài lì)
    Chuukese Ai tong ngonuk (frm) U pe reom (inf)
    Cimbrian Ich liibe-dich
    Cornish My a'th kar
    Corsican Ti tengu caru
    Croatian Volim te
    Cuyonon Inggegegma ta kaw; Inggegegma ta ka
    Gegma ta kaw; Mal ta ka; Mal ta kaw
    Czech Miluji tě - between partners
    Mám tě rád (jako kamaráda) - between friends
    Danish Jeg elsker dig
    Dungan (Gansu dialect) Вә э ни (Veh ai ni)
    Dungan (Shaanxi dialect) Ңə э ни (Ngeh ai ni)
    Dutch Ik hou van je (inf)
    Ik hou van jou / Ik hou van u (frm)
    - used only by lovers
    Efik Mmema fi
    Esperanto Mi amas vin
    Estonian Ma armastan sind
    Faroese Eg elski teg
    Fijian Au domoni iko / Au lomani iko
    Filipino Mahal Kita / Iniibig Kita
    Finnish Mä rakastan sua (inf)
    Minä rakastan sinua (frm)
    Frisian (North) Ik hääw de liif
    Frisian (Sater) Iek hääb die ljoo
    Frisian (West) Ik hâld fan dy
    Ik bin wiis mei dy
    Ik leavje dy
    Ik leavhaw dy
    French Je t'aime, Je t'adore
    Friulian Ti vuei ben
    Galician Ámote / Quérote
    Georgian მიყვარხარ (me shen miqvarkhar)
    German Ich liebe dich
    German (Bavarian) I lieb di
    German (Hessian) Isch habb disch libb
    Greek (Modern) Σ΄αγαπώ (S’agapó) - inf / Σας αγαπώ (Sas aghapó) - frm
    Greenlandic Asavakkit
    Guarani Rojhayhû
    Gujarati હું તને પ્રેમ કરુ છું (hūṃ tane prem karū chūṃ)
    Gwich'in Neet'ihthan
    Haitian Creole Mwen renmen w
    Hausa Ina son ka (>m)
    Ina son ki (>f)
    Hawaiian Aloha No Au Ia ʻOe
    Hebrew (Ani Ohev Otach - to woman) אני אוהב אותך
    (Ani Ohevet Otcha - to man) אני אוהבת אותך
    Hiligaynon Palangga ko ikaw / Guina higugma ko ikaw
    Hindi मैं तुम्हैं बहुत चाहता हुँ (maiṅ tumhaiṅ bahut cāhatā hūṅ) m
    मैं तुम्हैं बहुत चाहता चाहती हुँ (maiṅ tumhaiṅ bahut cāhatī hūṅ) f
    मैं तुमसे प्यार करता हुँ (maiṅ tumse pyār kartā hūṅ) m
    मैं तुमसे प्यार करती हुँ (maiṅ tumse pyār kartī hūṅ) f
    Hungarian Szeretlek
    Iban Aku sayau nuan?
    Icelandic Ég elska þig
    Iloko Ayayatenka / Ipatpategka / Ikarkarayoka
    Indonesian Aku cinta kamu / Saya cinta kamu / Saya mencintaimu
    Interlingua Io te ama
    Inuktitut ᓇᒡᓕᒋᕙᒋᑦ Nagligivagit/Nalligivagit
    Iñupiaq Nakuagigikpin / Nakuagikpakpin / Piqpavagin
    Irish (Gaelic) Gráím thú (I love you)
    Tugaim cion duit (I give you affection)
    Tá cion agam ort (I have affection for you)
    Tá mé ceanúil ort (I have affection for you)
    Tá grá agam duit (I have love for you)
    Táim i ngrá leat (I'm in love with you)
    Tá mo chroí istigh ionat (My heart is within you)
    Adhraím thú (I adore you)
    Italian Ti amo
    Japanese 好きです (suki desu)
    好きだ (suki da)
    好きだよ (suki dayo)
    好きよ (suki yo) f
    大好きです (daisuki desu)
    愛してるよ (aishiteru yo)
    愛してるわ (aishiteru wa) >f
    Javanese Aku tresnasliramu
    Jèrriais J't'aime / J't'adouthe
    Kannada ನಾ ನಿನ್ನ ಪ್ರೀತಿಸ್ತೀನಿ (naa ninna preetisteeni)
    Kapampangan Kaluguran daka
    Kazakh Мен сені сүйемін! (Men seni süyemin!) - inf
    Мен сені жақсы көремін! (Men seni jaqsı köremin!) - inf
    Мен сізді сүйемін! (Men sіzdi süyemin!) - frm
    Мен сізді жақсы көремін! (Men sіzdi jaqsı köremin!) - frm
    Мен сізге ғашықпын! (Men sizge ğaşıqpın!) - frm
    Мен саған ғашықпын! (Men sağan ğaşıqpın!) - inf
    Khmer បងស្រលាញ់អូន - m>f
    អូនស្រលាញ់បង - f>m
    Khoekhoe (Nama) ǀNamsi ta ge a. (fm/sg)
    ǀNamtsi ta ge a. (m/sg)
    ǀNam ro ta ge a. (cm/dl)
    ǀNam ro ta ge a. (fm/dl)
    ǀNam kho ta ge a. (m/dl)
    ǀNam du ta ge a. (f/cm/pl)
    ǀNam go ta ge a. (m/pl)
    ǀNam so ta ge a. (fm/pl)
    Kinyarwanda Ndagukunda
    Kirundi Ndagukunda
    Klamath Moo ?ams ni stinta
    Klallam Nəsƛ̕éʔ cxʷ
    Korean 사랑해 (sarang hae)
    Kurdish (Kurmanji) Ez te hez dikem
    Kurdish (Sorani) Xoştim dewê; Min tom xoş dewêt; Ji te hez dikîm
    Ladino (Te amo) טי אמו
    Lakota Sioux Thečhíȟila
    Iyótaŋčhila
    Čhaŋtóčhignake
    Latin Te amo
    Latvian Es tevi mīlu
    Lithuanian Aš tave myliu
    Lojban mi do prami
    Low Saxon Ik hou van di
    Lozi Na ku lata
    Lule Sámi Mån æhtsáv duv
    Luo Aheri
    Luxembourgish Ech hunn dech gär / Ech si frou mat dir
    Macedonian Те сакам (Te sakam), Те љубам (Te lyubam) - inf
    Ве сакам (Ve sakam), Ве љубам (Ve lyubam) - frm
    Maithili हम अहाँ स प्रेम करेछी (hawm ahāṃ se prem karechi)
    Malagasy Tiako ianao
    Malay Saya sayang kamu / Aku cintakan kau
    Aku cinta padamu / Aku mencintaimu
    Malayalam ഞാന്‍ നിന്നെ പ്രേമിക്കുന്നു
    (njan ninne premikkunnu)
    Maltese Inħobbok / Inħobbok hafna / Jien inħobbek
    Manchu Bi shimbe hairambi
    Manx (Gaelic) Ta graih aym ort
    Māori Kei te aroha au ki a koe
    Marathi माझ तुइयावर प्रेम आहे (Mājha tuiyāvar prem āhe)
    Mazanderani Tere del devesteme
    Mi'kmaq kesalul
    Mixtec (Alcozauca) Ku toulló ñeloosí
    Mongolian Би чамд хайртай (Bi chamd khairtai)
    Montagnais Tshemenuadeden (I love you)
    Tsheshuenemeden (I love you a lot)
    Nahuatl Nimitztlazohtla / Nimitznequi
    Navajo Ayóó ánííníshí / Ayóó ánóshí
    Ndebele (Northern) Ngiyakuthanda
    Ndebele (Southern) Ngiyakuthanda
    Nepali म तपाइलाइ माया गर्छु।
    (ma tapainlai maya garchu)
    Newari / Nepal Bhasa जितः छ नापं मतिना दु।
    Northern Sotho Ke a go rata
    Northern Sámi Mun ráhkistan du
    Norwegian Jeg elsker deg (BM)
    Eg elskar deg (NN)
    Occitan T'aimi. T'estimi
    Ojibwe Gi zah gin
    Okinawan 好ちゅさ一(shichusaa)
    我んね一御所愛さんでぃ思と一いび一ん
    (wannee unju kanasa ndi umutooibiin) - frm
    Old English Ic lufie þe (West Saxon) Ic lufie þec (Northumbrian)
    Old French Aim te
    Old Spanish Amo te
    Oriya Mu tumoku bhala paye
    Otomi (Mezquital) Hmädi
    Palauan A Kultoir er Kau
    Pangasinan Inaru Taka
    Papiamento Mi ta stimabo (frm) Mi stimabo (inf)
    Pashto زه ستا سره مينه کوم
    (za la ta sara meena kawom)
    Persian (Farsi) (asheghetam) عاشقتم
    used in poetry and songs - (dūset dāram) دوست دارم
    Polish Kocham Cię
    Portuguese Amo-o (frm>m)
    Amo-a (frm>f)
    Adoro-te (inf)
    Adoro-o (frm>m)
    Adoro-a (frm>f)
    Portuguese (Brazilian) Amo-te, Eu te amo, Eu gosto de você, Eu amo você
    Eu adoro você (I adore you)
    Eu tenho carinho por você (I have affection for you)
    Punjabi ਮੈਂ ਤੈਨੂੰ ਪਿਆਰ ਕਰਦਾ ਹਾਂ। / میں تینوں پیار کردا ہاں
    (mẽ tenū̃ piār kardā hā̃)
    Romanian Te iubesc
    Romansh Jeu carezel tei
    Russian Я тебя люблю! (Ja teb'a l'ubl'u!) - inf
    Я вас люблю! (Ja vas l'ubl'u!) - frm
    Sakha Мин эйиигин таптыыбын (min ejiigin taptɯɯbɯn)
    Samoan Ou te alofa ia te oe
    Sardinian
    (Logudorese)
    T'amo
    Scots Ah loove ye
    Scottish Gaelic Tha gaol agam ort
    Serbian Волим те (Volim te)
    Sesotho Ke a o rata
    Tswana Ke a go rata
    Shona Ndinokuda
    Sinhala මම ඔයාට ආදරෙයි (mama oyāṭa ādareyi)
    Sioux Techihhila
    Slovak Ľúbim Ťa
    Slovenian Ljubim te (m/f) Rad te imam (m) Rada te imam (f)
    Somali Waan ku jecelahay
    Soninke Nga m'afini
    Southern Sámi Manne datnem eahtsam
    Spanish Te amo
    Te quiero
    Swahili Ninakupenda
    Swazi Ngiyakutsandza
    Swedish Jag älskar dig
    Swiss German Ich liib dich / I ha Di gärn
    Tagalog Iniibig kita
    Mahal Kita
    Minamahal Kita
    Iniirog kita (old fashioned)
    Tahitian Ua here vau ia oe
    Tamil நான் உன்னை காதலிக்கிறேன்
    (nān unnai kādhalikkiren)
    Tatar Min sini yaratam/söyäm
    Telugu నేను నిన్ను ప్రేమిస్తున్నాను
    (naenu ninnu praemisthunnaanu)
    Tetum Hau hadomi O
    Thai ผมรักคุณ (pŏm rák kun) - m
    ฉันรักคุณ (chăn rák kun) - f
    Tibetan ང་ཁྱེད་རང་ལ་དགའ་པོ་ཡོད་ (nga kayrâng-la gawpo yö)
    Tigrinya ይፈትወካ`የ! (Yfetwekaye) m/sg
    የፍቅረካ`የ! (Yefkrekaye) m/sg
    ይፈትወኪ’የ! (Yfetwekiye) f/sg
    የፍቅረኪ’የ! (Yefkrekiye) f/sg
    Tlingit Ix̱six̱àan
    Tok Pisin Mi lavim yu
    Tongan 'Oku ou 'ofa 'ia koe
    Tsez Даьр ми йетих (Där mi yetix) >f
    Даьр ми этих (Där mi etix) >m
    Tshivenḓa Ndi a ni funa
    Tswana Ke a go rata
    Turkish Seni seviyorum
    Ukrainian Я тебе кохаю (Ja tebe kochaju)
    Я тебе люблю (Ja tebe liubliu)
    Urdu میں آپ سے محبت کَرتا ہوں
    m (mein ap say muhabat karta hoon)
    میں آپ سے محبت کرتی ہوں
    f (mein ap say muhabat karti hoon)
    Uzbek Men seni sevaman
    Venetian Te vògio ben
    Vietnamese Em yêu anh (>m)
    Anh yêu em (>f)
    Volapük Läfob oli
    Võro (Ma) armasta sinno
    Walloon Dji t'veû vol'tî
    Welsh Dw i'n dy garu di / Rwy'n dy garu di
    Wolof Begg naa la (general)
    Sopp naa la (I admire you - when courting)
    Nopp naa la (between partners)
    Xhosa Ndiya kuthanda
    Xitsonga Ndza ku rhandza
    Yapese Gu ba'adag em
    Yiddish (Ikh hob dikh lieb) איך האָב דיך ליב
    (Ikh libe dikh) איך ליבע דיך
    Yorùbá Mo nifẹẹ rẹ
    Yucatec Maya In k'áatech
    Yup'ik Kenkamken
    Zapotec Nadxiie lii
    Zazaki Ez to has kenan
    Zulu Ngiyakuthanda
    These translations found via Omniglot.