The language of love

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It’s Valentine’s Day. Here’s how to say those three little words in 44 different languages:

Afrikaans: Ek is lief vir jou

Bulgarian: Obicham te

Bangla: Ami tumake Bhalobashi

Cantonese: Ngo oi nei

Catalan: T’estimo

Croatian: Volim te

Czech: Miluji te

Danish: Jeg elsker dig

Dutch: Ik hou van je

English: I love you

Esperanto: Mi amas vin

Estonian: Ma armastan sind

Ethiopian (Amharic): Ewedishale hu

Farsi: Dooset daram

Filipino: Mahal kita

Finnish: Rakastan sinua

French: Je t’aime

German: Ich liebe dich

Greek: S’agapao

Haitian creole: Mwen renmen ou

Hawaiian: Aloha Au Ia’oe

Hebrew: Ani ohev otach (man to woman); Ani ohevet ot’cha (woman to man)

Hindi: Mai tumse pyar kartaa hoo (man to woman); Mai tumse pyar karti hoo (woman to man)

Hungarian: Szeretlek

Icelandic: Ég elska þig

Indonesian: Aku mencintaimu

Irish: Tá grá agam duit

Italian: Ti amo

Japanese: Ai shi teru

Korean: Saranghae

Latin: Te amo

Mandarin: Wo ai ni

Norwegian: Jeg elsker deg

Polish: Ja cie kocham

Portuguese: Eu te amo

Romanian: Te iubesc

Russian: Ya tebya liubliu

Serbian: Volim te

Slovenian: Ljubim te

Spanish: Te amo

Swedish: Jag älskar dig

Turkish: Seni seviyorum

Vietnamese: Em yeu anh (woman to man); Anh yeu em (man to woman)

Welsh: Rwy’n dy garu di, or Rwy’n caru ti

 

 

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