" The most important thing in the  world "  Bild uk_flag

What is probably the most? A small set, which to some extent, it's worth trying ...

You will be surprised what you can achieve so ...with oneself and others.

 

"Say it .. tell .. tell it, but quietly .... looks just none" .

” I love you “

As stated in the language of the horse is, we can only guess .

So it is in the different languages of the world whispered:

 A      


Afrikaans

:Ek is lief vir jou
:Ek het jou lief


Albanian  

:Te dua
:Te dashuroj
:Ti je zemra ime

Alentejano

:Gosto de ti, porra!

Alsacien (Elsass)      

:Ich hoan dich gear

Amharic (Aethio.)      

:Afekrishalehou
:Afekrischalehou

Amharic (Ethiopian)    

:Ewedishalehu (male/female to female)
:Ewedihalehu  (male/female to male)

Apache   

:Sheth she~n zho~n (nasalized vowels like
:French, '~n' as in French 'salon')

Arabic (formal)        

:Ohiboke   (male to female)
:Ohiboki   (male to female) or two females)
:Nohiboke  (more than one male or females to female)
:Nohiboka   (male to male or female to male)
:Nohibokoma   (male to male or female to two males or two females)
:Nohibokom  (male to male or female to more than two males)
:Nohibokon  (male to male or female to more than two females)

Arabic (proper)        

:Ooheboki  (male to female)
:Ooheboka  (female to male)

Arabic

:Ana behibak  (female to male)
:Ana behibek  (male to female)
:Ahebich  (male to female)
:Ahebik   (female to male)
:Ana ahebik
:Ib'n hebbak
:Ana ba-heb-bak
: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  (male to male or female to more than one male)
:Nhebuk  (spoken to someone of importance)

Arabic (Umggs.)        

:Ana hebbek

Armenian

:Yes kez si'rumem

Ashanti/Akan/Twi       

:Me dor wo

Assamese

:Moi tomak bhal pau



B
 

:Ami tomake walobashi


 

Bangladeschi

Basque          

:Maite zaitut

:Nere maitea ("My love.")

Bassa

:Mengweswe

Batak                  

:Holong rohangku di ho

Bemba

:Ndikufuna

Bengali

:Aami tomaake bhaalo baashi
:Ami tomay bhalobashi
:Ami tomake bahlobashi

Berber

:Lakh tirikh

Bicol

:Namumutan ta ka

Bolivian Quechua       

:Qanta munani

Bosnian

:Volim te

Braille                

:..:| ..:| |..-.. .::":.., :.:;

Brazilian/Portuguese   

:Eu te amo (pronounced 'eiu chee amu')
:Amo te

Bulgarian

:Obicham te
:As te obeicham
:As te obicham
:Obozhavam te ("I love you very much")

Burmese 

:Chit pa de



C

Cajun  





:Mi aime jou
:Kh_nhaum soro_lahn nhee_ah
:Bon sro lanh oon

Canadian French         

:Sh'teme  (spoken, sounds like this)
:Je t'aime   ("I like you")
:Je t'adore  ("I love you")

Catalan 

:T'estimo  (Catalonian)
:T'estim   (Mallorcan)
:T'estime  (Valencian)
:T'estim molt ("I love you a lot")

Cebuano                

:Gihigugma ko ikaw

Chamoru (or Chamorro)  

:Hu guaiya hao

Cherokee

:Aya gvgeyu'i nihi

Cheyenne

:Ne mohotatse

Chichewa

:Ndimakukonda

Chickasaw

:Chiholloli (first 'i' nasalized)

Chinese

:Goa ai li     (Amoy)
:Ngo oi ney    (Cantonese)
:Wo oi ney        ( " )
:Ngai oi gnee  (Hakka)
:Ngai on ni     ( " )
:Wa ai lu      (Hokkien)
:Wo ai ni      (Mandarin)
:Wo ie ni        ( " )
:Wuo ai nee      ( " )
:Wo ay ni        ( " )
:Wo ai ni      (Putunghua)
:Ngo ai nong   (Wu)

Corsican

:Ti tengu cara (male to female)
:Ti tengu caru (female to male)

Creol 

:Mi aime jou


Croatian (familiar)    

:Ja te volim    (used in proper speech)


:Volim te       (used in common speech)

Croatian (formal)      

: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)

Croatian (old)         

:Ljubim te  (may still be found in poetry)

Czech 

:Miluji te  (a downwards pointing arrowhead on top of the 'e' in te, which is pronounced 'ye')
: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)




D

Danish                  





:Jeg elsker dig

Dusun                  

:Siuhang oku dia

Dutch

:Ik hou van je
:Ik hou van jou
:Ik bemin je   (old fashioned)
:Ik bemin jou      ( " )
:Ik heb je lief    ( " )
:Ik ben verliefd op je ("I am in love with you")
:Ik ben verliefd op jou         ( " )
:Ik houd erg veel van jou ("I love you very much")
:Ik houd erg veel van je      
:Ik vind je leuk    ("I like you")
:Ik vind je aardig       ( " )
:Ik vind je heel erg leuk  ("I like you very much")
:Ik vind je heel aardig
:Ik zie je graag
:Ik mag jou wel  ("I like you")
:Ik mag jou heel graag ("I like you very much")
(the last two are more superficial, thus more suitable for male to male)



E

Ecuador Quechua         





:Canda munani

English                

:I love you
:I adore you
:I love thee   (used only in Christian context)

Esperanto

:Mi amas vin

Estonian               

:Mina armastan sind
:Ma armastan sind

Ethiopian            

:Afgreki'



F

Farsi (old)             





:Tora dust mi daram
:Tora dost daram  ("I love you")
:Asheghetam
:Doostat daram    ("I'm in love with you")
:Man asheghetam   ("I'm in love with you")

Filipino  

:Mahal ka ta
:Iniibig kita
:Mahal kita

Finnish (formal)       

:Mina" rakastan sinua
:Rakastan sinua
:Mina" pida"n sinusta ("I like you")

Finnish                

:(Ma") rakastan sua
:(Ma") tykka"a"n susta  ("I like you")

French                 

:Je t'aime   ("I love you")
:Je t'adore  ("I love you", stronger meaning between lovers)
:J' t'aime bien ("I like you", meant for friends and family, not for lovers)

French (formal)        

:Je vous aime



G

Gaelic 





:Ta gra agam ort
:Moo graugh hoo

German (formal)        

:Ich liebe Sie 

German

:Ich liebe dich
:Ich hab dich lieb

German dialects:

Bavarian (Bayrisch)   

:I moag di gern

(Bavaria/Bayern)   

:I mog di  (right answer: "I di a")
:I lieb di

Berlin dialect (Berlinerisch)     

:Ick liebe dir 
:Ick liebe Dich

Berner-Deutsch        

:Ig liebe di

 

Franconian (Fränkisch)

:Du gfällsd mer fai

(Franconia/Franken)

:Bisd scho mai gouds freggerla (already in a relationship)
:Mid dier ma"cherd ich a amol (sexually touched, ment as a compliment, not litterally)
:(the above 3 entries really mean "I like you", a Franke would never say "I love you")

Friesian (Friesisch)  

:Ik hou fan dei (sp?)
:Ik hald fan dei

Hessian (Hessisch)    

:Isch habb disch libb

Ostfriesisch 

:Ick heb di leev

Saarländisch         

:Isch hann disch lieb

Saxon (Sächsisch)    

:Isch liebdsch

Swiss German (Schweizerdeutsch)        

:Ch'ha di gärn

Swiss German (Aargauer Dialekt)       

:Ich ha di gärn!
:I liebe di!

Vorarlberg dialect (Vorarlbergerisch)

:I stand total uf di


Greek                   

:S'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 (Arhea/Ancient)  

:Philo se

Greenlandic

:Asavakit

Gronings               

:Ik hol van die

Guarani'

:Rohiyu (ro-hai'-hyu)

Gujrati 

:Hoon tane pyar karoochhoon.
:Hoon tuney chaoon chhoon ('n' is nasal, not pronounced)


H

Hausa 





: Ina sonki

Hawaiian    

:Aloha wau ia 'oe
:Aloha wau ia 'oe nui loa  ("I love you very much")

Hebrew     

:Anee ohev otakh     (male to female)
:Anee ohevet otkha   (female to male)
:Anee ohev otkha     (male to male)
:Anee ohevet otakh   (female to female)
('kh' pronounced like Spanish 'j', Dutch 'g', or similiar to French 'r')

Hindi                  

: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
:Mae tumko peyar kia
:Main tumse pyar karta hoon
:Main tumse prem karta hoon
:Main tuze pyar karta hoon ('n' is nasal, not pronounced)

Hopi  

:Nu' umi unangwa'ta

Hungarian

:Szeretlek
:Te'gedet szeretlek   ("It's you I love and no one else")
:Szeretlek te'ged   ("It's you I love, you know, you", a reinforcement)
(The above two entries are never heard in a normal context.)


I

Ibaloi                  




:Pip-piyan tana
:Pipiyan ta han shili ("I like/love you very much")

Icelandic

:Eg elska thig (pronounced 'yeg l-ska thig')

Ilocano                

:Ay ayating ka

Indonesian

:Saya 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              ( " )

Interglossa            

:Mi esthe philo tu

Italian

:Ti amo     (relationship/lover/spouse)
:Ti voglio bene  (between friends)
:Ti voglio  (strong sexual meaning, "I want you", refering to other person's body)

Irish                  

:Taim i' ngra leat

Irish/Gaelic           

:t'a gr'a agam dhuit

J

Japanese 




:Kimi 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
:Watashi wa anata o aishitemasu
:A-i-shi-te ma-su
:Watakushi-wa anata-wo ai shimasu
:Suki desu (used at the first time, like for a start, when you are not yet real lovers)

Javanese

:Kulo tresno


K

Kankana       





:Laylaydek sik a

Kannada                

:Naanu ninnanu preethisuthene
:Naanu ninnanu mohisuthene

Kikongo

:Mono ke zola nge (mono ke' zola nge')

Kiswahili 

:Nakupenda
:Nakupenda wewe
:Nakupenda malaika ("I love you, (my) angel")

Klingon                

:bangwI' SoH     ("You are my beloved")
:qamuSHa'        ("I love you")
:qamuSHa'qu'     ("I love you very much")
:qaparHa'        ("I like you")
:qaparHa'qu'     ("I like you very much!")
(words are often unnecessary as the thought is most often conveyed nonverbally with special growlings)

Korean 

:(Tangsinul) Saranghae ("I love you")
:(Tangsinul) Saranghaeyo (with a little respect)
:(Tangsinul) Saranghapnida       ( " )
:Nanun dangsineul saranghapnida  ( " )
:Tangsinul
:Tangsinul sarang ha yo ("I love you, dear")
:Dangsinul saranghee yo
:Saranghee
:Nanun dangsineul joahapnida ("I like you")
:Nanun dangsineul mucheog joahapnida ("I like very much")
:Nanun dangsineul mucheog saranghapnida ("I love you very much")
:Nanun gdaega joa ("I like him" or "I like her")
:Nanun gdaereul saranghapnida ("I love him" or "I love her")
:Gdaereul hjanghan naemaeum alji ("You know how much I love him/her")
:Nanun neoreul saranghanda
:Joahaeyo ("I like you")
:Saranghaeyo     (more formal)
:Saranghapanida  (more respectful)
:Norul sarang hae (male to female in casual relationship)
:Tangshini choayo ("I like you, in a romantic way")

Kpele

:I walikana

Kurdish

:Ez te hezdikhem


L

Lao 





:Khoi hak jao
:Khoi mak jao lai ("I love you very much")
:Khoi hak jao lai ("I like you very much")
:Khoi mak jao   (This means "I prefer you", but is used for "I love you".)

Latin

:Te amo
:Vos amo

Latin  (old)           

:(Ego) Amo te   ('Ego', for emphasis)

Latvian                

:Es tevi milu (pronounced 'es tevy meelu')
('i in 'milu' has a line over it, a 'long i')
:Es milu tevi (less common)

Lebanese

:Bahibak

Lingala 

:Nalingi yo

Lisbon lingo           

:Gramo-te bue', chavalinha!

Lithuanian

:Tave myliu (Ta-ve mee-lyu)
:Ash mir lutavah

Lojban                 

:Mi do prami

Luo                    

:Aheri

Luxembourgish          

:Ech hun dech gär


M

Maa  





:Ilolenge

Macedonian

: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 lingo           

:Me molas, Tronca!

Maiese    

:Wa wa

Malay/Indonesian       

:Saya cintakan kamu (grammatically correct)
:Saya cinta akan kamu(expanded version of above)
:Saya sayangkan kamu (grammatically correct)
:Saya sayang akan kamu (expanded version)
:Aku cinta pada mu (most direct translation)
:Saya cintakan awak
:Aku cinta pada kau
:Saya cinta pada mu (best, most commonly used)
:Saya sayangkan engkau ('engkau' often shortened to 'kau', 'engkau' is informal form and should only be used if you know the person _really_ well)
:Saya sayang pada mu
:Aku sayangkan engkau
:Saya sayang pada mu
:Aku menyintai mu
:Aku menyayangi mu
:Aku kasih pada mu
:Aku jatuh cinta pada mu

Malayalam

:Ngan ninne snaehikkunnu
:Njyaan ninne' preetikyunnu
:Njyaan ninne' mohikyunnu

Maltese

:Jien inhobbok

Marathi

:Mi tuzya var prem karato
:Me tujhashi prem karto (male to female)
:Me tujhashi prem karte (female to male)

Marshallese

:Yokwe yuk (sort of multi-purpose, like Aloha, literally "Love to you, my friend")

Mohawk

:Konoronhkwa

Mokilese

:Ngoah mweoku kaua

Moroccan

:Kanbhik  (both mean the same, but spoken)
:Kanhebek (in different cities)


N

Navaho 





:Ayor anosh'ni

Ndebele

:Niyakutanda

Norwegian

:Jeg elsker deg  (Bokmaal)
:Eg elskar deg   (Nynorsk)
:Jeg elsker deg  (Riksmaal: outdated, formerly used by upper-class and conservative people)

Nyanja

:Ninatemba


O

Op                      





:Op lopveop yopuop

Osetian

:Aez dae warzyn


P

Pakistani               





:Mujhe tumse muhabbat hai
:Muje se mu habbat hai

Papiamento             

:Mi ta stima'bo

Pig Latin              

:Ie ovele ouye

Pilipino               

:Mahal kita
:Iniibig kita

Polish                 

:Kocham cie
:Kocham ciebie
:Ja cie kocham (slang, not commonly used)

Portuguese/Brazilian   

:Eu te amo (pronounced 'eiu chee amu')
:Amo te

Pulaar

:Mbe de yid ma (mbe: d: yidh ma)
(Pronounced as two words, "Mbe deyidma".  'b' and second 'd' have bars through the stems indicating affrication, the ':' indicate minute pauses)

Punjabi

:Main tainu pyar karna
:Mai taunu pyar karda
:Mein nu terey na⊦df;l piyaar ay (pronounced: "meinu therei naal piya'rei",  th as in bath)
' = stressed syllable

Pushto

:Mung jane' (pronounced: "puxto: mu'ng jane'")


Q

Quenya   





:Tye-mela'ne


R

Raetoromanisch 





:Te amo

Romanian

:Te iubesc
:Te ador    (stronger)

Russian

:Ya vas lyublyu        (old fashioned)
:Ya tyebya lyublyu         (best)
:Ya lyublyu vas        (old fashioned)
:Ya lyublyu tyebya


S

Samoan                  





:Ou te alofa outou
:Ou te alofa ia te oe
:Talo'fa ia te oe ("Hello, from me to you")

Sanskrit

:Anurag (a higher love, like the love of music or art)

Scot-Gaelic            

:Tha gradh agam ort

Serbian (formal)       

: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)

Serbian (familiar)     

:Ja te volim    (used in proper speech)
:Volim te       (used in common speech)

Serbian (old)          

:Ljubim te  (may still be found in poetry)

Serbocroatian

:Volim te
:Ljubim te
:Ja te volim ('j' sounds like 'y' in May)

Shona

:Ndinokuda

Sinhala                

:Mama oya'ta a'darei

Sioux                  

:Techihhila

Slovak

:Lubim ta

Slovene 

:Ljubim te

Spanish

:Te amo
:Te quiero
:Te adoro    ("I adore you")
:Te deseo    ("I desire you")
:Me antojis  ("I crave you")

Srilankan

:Mama oyata arderyi

Swahili

:Nakupenda
:Naku penda (followed by the person's name)
:Ninikupenda
:Dholu'o

Swedish

:Jag a"lskar dig ('dig' pronounced like 'day')

Syrian/Lebanese        

:Bhebbek (male to female)
:Bhebbak (female to male)


T

Tagalog 





:Mahal kita

Tahitian

:Ua here au ia oe
:Ua here vau ia oe

Tamil                  

:Naan unnai kadalikiren
:Nan unnai kathalikaren
:Ni yaanai kaadli karen ("You love me")
:N⊦df;an unnaki kathalikkinren ("I love you")
:Nam vi'rmberem

Telugu                 

:Ninnu premistunnanu
:Neenu ninnu pra'mistu'nnanu
:Nenu ninnu premistunnanu

Thai (formal)          

:Phom rak khun   (male to female)
:Phom ruk koon       ( " )
:Ch'an rak khun  (female to male)
:Chun ruk koon       ( " )

Thai                   

:Khao raak thoe  (affectionate, sweet, loving)

Tswana

:Dumela

Tunisian

:Ha eh bak

Turkish (formal)       

:Sizi seviyorum

Turkish  

:Seni seviyorum
:Seni begeniyorum  ("I adore you")
(g has a bar on it)

Twi

:Me dowapaa


U

Ukrainian 





:Ya tebe kokhayu
:Ja tebe kokhaju (real true love)
:Ja vas kokhaju
:Ja pokokhav tebe
:Ja pokokhav vas

Urdu

:Main tumse muhabbat karta hoon
:Mujhe tumse mohabbat hai
:Mujge tumae mahabbat hai
:Kam prem kartahai
:Mujhe tum se piyaar hai (pronounced: mujhei' Oo'm se' piya'r ha'e")
:Mujhe tum se muhabbat hai (pronounced: "mujhe'i Oo'm se' mohub:u'th ha'e",  th  as in bath)
' = stressed syllable, Oo' =  o  like in bold


V

Vai 




:Na lia

Vdrmldndska

:Du dr gvrgo te mdg

Vietnamese

:Anh ye⊦df;u em   (male to female)
:Em ye⊦df;u anh   (female to male)
:Toi yeu em

Volapäk

:Läfob oli

Vulcan

:Wani ra yana ro aisha


W

Welsh 





:Rwy'n dy garu di
:Yr wyf i yn dy garu di (chwi)

Wolof

:Da ma la nope
:Da ma la nop (da ma'lanop)


Y

Yiddish 





:Ikh hob dikh lib
:Ich libe dich
:Ich han dich lib
:Kh'hob dikh lib
:Kh'ob dikh holt

:Ikh bin in dir farlibt

Yucatec Maya           

:'in k'aatech  (the love of lovers)
:'in yabitmech  (the love of family, which lovers can also feel; it indicates more a desire to spoil and protect the other person)

Yugoslavian

:Ja te volim


Z

Zazi 





:Ezhele hezdege (sp?)

Zulu

:Mena tanda wena
:Ngiyakuthanda!

Zuni                   

:Tom ho' ichema


"Do you see ...It is quite simple ... go, now again .. again .. again .!”

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