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How to say “I love you”

Actions, it is said, speak louder than words, and what do we say with flowers more often than “I love you”, but do you ever wonder what those words are around the world? I know a few, but I thought it would be fun to learn some more. Here’s what I found, see if you can guess all the languages! (I’ll put the answers below.)

Ta gra agam ort
Taim íngra leat
Rwy'n dy garu di
Ich liebe dich
Ik hou van jou
Kocham cie
Jag älskar dig
Ya tyebya lyublyu
Je t’aime
Te amo
Ti amo
Mi amas vin
Seni seviyorum
Ana behibak/behibek
Main tumse pyar karta hoon
Saya cintamu
Wo ai ni
Kimi o ai shiteru
Ayor anosh'ni
Tiako ianao
Ek het jou lief

To see how these are written in native script and for even more languages see here. An alternative list which gives more information on variations can also be found here.

And below is how to say “I love you” in American Sign Language, for a clearer picture see here, and
you can see the British Sign Language version at the end of this short video.

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In order, the languages are: Gaelic, Irish, Welsh, German, Dutch,Polish, Swedish, Russian, French, Spanish (also Latin), Italian,Esperanto, Greek, Turkish, Arabic (to a man/woman), Hindi, Malay,Mandarin, Japanese, Eskimo, Navaho, Malagasy, Afrikaans. — and American sign language.

And if you're still shy about saying "I love you" you can always send our amazing "Red Rose - Love" bouquet which will convey the message, with or without words.


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