I Love You… in Every Possible Language

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Just in case you’ve been fancying a foreigner (or you just can’t communicate that well with your immigrant grandmother), we’ve taken it upon ourselves to provide you with a lengthy list of “I love you” translations. So whether you’re in Barcelona or South Africa, you’ll be able to speak the language of love without dropping your pants.

Afrikaans Ek is lief vir jou!
Albanian Te dua!
Amharic Afekrishalehou!
Arabic Ohiboke / Nohiboka
Armenian Yes kez si’rumem!
Basque Maite zaitut!
Bengali Ami tomake bahlobashi!
Bosnian Volim te!
Bulgarian Obicham te!
Catalan T’estimo!
Creole Mi aime jou!
Croatian Volim te!
Czech Miluji tev!
Danish Jeg elsker dig!
Dutch Ik hou van je!
English I love you!
Esperanto Mi amas vin!
Estonian Mina armastan sind!
Farsi Tora dost daram!
Filipino Iniibig kita!
Finnish (Mä) rakastan sua!
French Je t’aime!
Frisian Ik hald fan dei!
Galician Querote!
German Ich liebe dich!
Greek S’ayapo!
Gujarati Hoon tane pyar karoochhoon! tane chaahuN chhuN!
Hawaiian Aloha wau ia ‘oe!
Hebrew Anee ohev otakh / Anee ohevet otkha / Anee ohev otkha / Anee ohevet otakh
Hindi Mai tumase pyar karata hun / Mai tumase pyar karati hun
Hungarian Szeretlek!
Icelandic Eg elska thig!
Indonesian Saya cinta padamu!
Irish t’a gr’a agam dhuit!
Italian Ti amo!
Japanese Kimi o ai shiteru!
Korean Dangsinul saranghee yo!
Latin Te amo!
Latvian Es tevi milu!
Lithuanian As tave myliu!
Malaysian Saya cintamu!
Mandarin Wo ai ni!
Marshallese Yokwe Yuk!
Norwegian Jeg elsker deg!
Polish Kocham ciebie!
Portuguese Eu te amo!
Romanian Te iubesc!
Russian Ya tyebya lyublyu!
Sanskrit twayi snihyaami
Serbian Volim te!
Sesotho Kiyahurata!
Slovak Lubim ta!
Slovenian Ljubim te!
Spanish Te amo!
Swahili Nakupenda!
Swedish Jag älskar dig!
Tagalog Mahal kita!
Thai Phom rug khun / Chan rug khun
Turkish Seni seviyorum!
Ukrainian Ya tebe kokhayu!
Urdu Main tumse muhabbat karta hoon!
Vietnamese Anh yeu em / Em yeu an
Welsh Rwy’n dy garu di!
Yiddish Kh’hob dikh lib!
Zulu Ngiyakuthanda!
Bryce Gruber is a Manhattanite mom who can be found jet-setting off to every corner of the globe. She loves exotic places, planes with WiFi, summer clothes, & Sucre brown butter truffles. Bryce's aim is to do to luxury what Elton John did to being gay. Follow her on twitter @brycegruber