100+ Ways to Say MY LOVE in Different Languages ❤️ of the World?

My love in different languages
My love in different languages

MY LOVE. AMORE MIO. HABBIBI. MON AMOUR. मेरी आशिकुई. The words may be different, but however you say it, the feeling is the same. Calling someone “my love” is a way of expressing how much they mean to you and that they are the only one who has your heart. In fact, the greatest gift you can give someone is love. There is no deficiency of words to express your affection toward another, many of these in another language. Here is your definite guide: 100+ ways on how to say MY LOVE in different languages of the world.

My love, I didn’t choose you. My heart did

In the 21st century we are more connected than ever before, and all through time, the one thing that remains is our desire and affinity to love and be loved.

Continue reading to discover the complete list of my love in all languages.

If you’re looking for how to say I LOVE YOU instead…

–> Read this guide on how to say
I love you in a different language.

A huge benefit of traveling the world is seeing different people, their cultures, their traditions, and the way they express themselves. Learning a handful of words from other languages allows us to connect more personally with someone and realise that we have more similarities than differences. We can actually learn quite a bit about people from different parts of the world just by their language and the way they express their love.

You’ve come to the right place. I have just what you’re looking for. So whether you find yourself in Africa, Europe, Asia, or America, I’ve got you covered, fellow traveller. Be sure to copy and paste, bookmark, and save this post for future use and ease of reference.

If you’re looking for how to say LOVER instead…

–> Read this guide on how to say
lover in a different language

Bottom line, don’t keep people guessing on how you feel. If you want to refer to that special someone as, “my love.” let them know.

Let’s get into it…. ↓↓

My love for you is a journey starting at forever and ending at never

Click here to also learn how to say:
HELLO and GOODBYE in all languages around the world.

How to say My Love in different languages

Other Creative Ways to Say My Love

In addition to saying the word my love in other languages, here are a couple other ways you could express to someone just how much they mean to you:

Eleven other words for MY LOVE in English:

  1. darling
  2. beloved
  3. sweetie
  4. my dear
  5. angel
  6. sweetheart
  7. my one and only
  8. pumpkin
  9. mi amor
  10. my one and only
  11. honey pie

Want to learn how to say THANK YOU and CHEERS too? 
Read this guide on thank you in all languages and
cheers in different languages.

MY LOVE IN DIFFERENT LANGUAGES

Here’s your guide on more than 100 ways to say MY LOVE in different languages of the world.

With pronunciation. In brackets you will find how to pronounce the word as it can often be difficult to know how to vocalise the word just by reading or looking at the direct translation.



Are you ready to take a beautiful trip around the world, filled with my love in a different language?

I have included the phrase for my love in every language I could think of. If you don’t spot your language, let me know (in the comments) and I will be happy to add it to this list.

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My love for you is past the mind, beyond my heart, and into my soul

Want to learn how to say GOOD MORNING and GOOD NIGHT too? 
Read this guide to say good morning and good night is other languages.

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How do I say MY LOVE in another language? Different languages for my love in the world here

Let’s get into it…

Here’s how you say “my love” in:

Afrikaans

  • my liefde
    — is the Afrikaans word for my love

Afrikaans is a West Germanic language of Southern Africa mostly derived from Dutch. It developed as Dutch settlers and indigenous African mixed languages beginning in the 17th century. Today, an estimated 15 to 23 million people call Afrikaans their mother tongue. It is mainly spoken in South Africa and Namibia and can also be heard in parts of Botswana and Zimbabwe.

Albanian

  • dashuria ime
    — is the Albanian word for my love

Albanian is an Indo-European language, spoken mainly in Albania and Kosovo, though it is also spoken in other areas of the Balkans. With about 7.5 million speakers, it comprises an independent branch within the Indo-European languages and is not closely related to any other language in the European Union.

Amharic

  • ፍቅሬ fik’irē
    — is the Amharic word for my love

Amharic is a Semitic language and the official language of Ethiopia. It can also be heard in Egypt and Eritrea, as well as in Israel, Sweden, Canada and the United States.

Arabic

  • حبيبي Habbibi
    — My love in Arabic to a male

  • حبيبتي Habibti
    — My love in Arabic to a female

  • حبي Hubbi
    — can be used for both genders


    Hubb حب is the general word for love in Arabic and also the the root of the Arabic terms of endearment habib (for men) and habibi (for women). It can be used to describe romantic love, or love for family, things or activities.

Arabic (العربية) is a Semitic language spoken by over 420 million people as their first language in areas including North Africa, the Arabian Peninsula, and other parts of the Middle East. Many more people can also understand it as a second language. Modern Standard Arabic is the liturgical language for 1.6 billion Muslims and is the official written form of the language with the Arabic alphabet, which is written from right to left.

Armenian

  • Իմ սեր
    — my love in Armenian, pronounced (Im ser)

Armenian is an Indo-European language spoken in the Republic of Armenia, as well as in large communities of Armenian diaspora by around 6.7 million people.

Azerbaijani

  • mənim sevgim
    — means my love in Azerbaijani

Azerbaijani or Azeri is the primary and official language of Azerbaijan by its 8.8 million native speakers. It is also widely spoken in Northern Iran and to a small extent in southern Dagestan, the Kvemo Kartli region of Georgia, eastern Turkey, in Shia cities of Iraq, like Karbala and Kirkuk. The language is a Turkic language and is highly intelligible with modern-day Turkish.

Basque

  • nire bihotza
     is the Basque word that translates as my love

Basque (euskara) is a language spoken in the Basque Country (Gipuzkoa, Araba, Bizkaia) and Navarra (in Spain) as well as in the French Basque Country (Labourd, Soule and Basse-Navarre). Linguistically, Basque is a language isolate and is unrelated to the other languages of Europe.

Bavarian / Austrian German

  • to say my love in Bavarian use:
    meine Liebe

Bavarian is a regional dialect of German spoken in the German state of Bavaria, western Austria, and Northeastern Italy by over 14 million people. It uses German grammar, but takes several root words from Latin.

Belarusian

  • маё каханне
    — pronounced (majo kachannie) is the Belarusian word for my love

Belarusian is the official language of Belarus. This East Slavic language is also spoken in Russia, Ukraine and Poland.

Bengali

  • The Bengali noun for my love is আমার ভালবাসা Āmāra bhālabāsā
    — it’s pronounced as (a-maa-rah bha-LO-bashah) with the first “b” having a very soft sound.

Bengali বাংলা is the only official language of Bangladesh, one of the 22 official languages of India, and the sixth most spoken language in the world. It is spoken as a first language by the majority of the population in Bangladesh, as well as people in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Bhojpuri

  • hum pyaar

Bhojpuri is an Indo-Aryan language, considered to be one of the most rapidly growing languages in the world, spoken in northern-eastern India and the Terai region of Nepal.

Bodo

  • अननाइ angni mwjang mwnnai

Bodo बर’/बड़ is the Sino-Tibetan language spoken primarily by the Bodo people of Northeast India, Nepal and Bengal. It is official language of the Bodoland Autonomous region and co-official language of the state of Assam in India.

Bosnian

  • moja ljubav
    — is the Bosnian word for my love

Bosnian, a south Slavic language of the Indo-European family, is the official language of Bosnia and is essentially the same language as Croatian and Serbian. All three languages used to be known as Serbo-Croatian before the break-up of Yugoslavia.

Brazilian Portuguese

  • meu amor
    — the words for my love in Brazilian Portuguese

Brazilian Portuguese (Português do Brasil) is the variety of Portuguese dialect spoken in Brazil. It is spoken by virtually all of the 200 million inhabitants of Brazil and spoken widely across the Brazilian diaspora. European Portuguese differs from the Brazilian variety in pronunciation, as well as in some vocabulary.

Breton

  • karantez
    — is the word for my love in Breton

Breton is a Southwestern Brittonic language of the Celtic language spoken in Brittany in the northwest of France.

Bulgarian

  • моя любов
    pronounced (moya lyubov) is the Bulgarian word for my love

Bulgarian is a South Slavic language spoken in Southeastern Europe, primarily in Bulgaria. It is the country’s only official language and Bulgarian is written with Cyrillic.

Burmese

  • My love in Burmese is ကိုယ့်အချစ် ko aahkyit

Burmese is a Sino-Tibetan language spoken in Myanmar where it is an official language and the language of the Bamar people, the country’s principal ethnic group.

Cambodian Khmer

  • សំណព្វ (saamnap)
    — means my love in Khmer

Khmer is the language of the Khmer people and the official language of Cambodia. With over 16 million speakers, it is the second most widely spoken Austroasiatic language.

Catalan

  • amor meu
    — are the words for my love in Catalan

Catalan is a Western Romance language derived from Vulgar Latin and named after the medieval Principality of Catalonia, in northeastern of modern Spain. It is the only official language of Andorra, and a co-official language of the Spanish autonomous communities of Catalonia, the Balearic Islands and Valencia.

Cebuano

  • akong gugma

Cebuano, also known as Bisaya or Binisaya, is an Austronesian language spoken in the southern Philippines region in Central Visayas, western parts of Eastern Visayas and the majority of Mindanao.

Chamorro

  • I guinaiya-ku

Chamorro is an Austronesian language, the native and spoken language of the Chamorro people, who are the indigenous people of the Mariana Islands.

Cheyenne

  • méhóhtá
    — this is the Cheyenne for my love

Cheyenne is the Native American language spoken by the Cheyenne people of the United States. It is part of the Algonquian language family. The Cheyenne are a Native American tribe that live in the Great Plains of Minnesota, Montana, Oklahoma, Colorado, Wyoming and South Dakota.

Chichewa

  • wachikondi wanga

Chichewa, also known as Nyanja, is a Bantu language spoken in much of Southern, Southeast and East Africa. It is the national language of Malawi and is also spoken in Zambia, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.

Chinese Cantonese

How to say my love in Chinese Cantonese:

  • 老婆 (lou5 po4)
    — the Cantonese word for my love

  • 老公 (lou5 gung1)


    You will often hear 傻豬 used in place of my love, as a form of euphemism instead.

Cantonese is a variety of Chinese originating from the city of Guangzhou and its surrounding area in Southeastern China. Belonging to the Sino-Tibetan family of languages, it is the traditional prestige variety of the Yue Chinese dialect group, which has about 68 million native speakers.

Chinese Mandarin

How do you say my love in Chinese Mandarin:

  • wo de airen (我的爱人)
    — the Chinese Mandarin words for my love

Mandarin Chinese is the official language of Mainland China and Taiwan, and is one of the official languages of Singapore. Mandarin is often placed first in lists of languages by number of native speakers with almost a billion speakers.

Corsican

  • My love in Corsican: Amore meiu

Corsican is a Romance language from the Italo-Dalmatian family that is spoken predominantly on the Mediterranean island of Corsica. Corsican is closely related to Tuscan and to the Florentine-based Italian.

My Love in a different Language

Croatian

  • moja ljubav
    — are the Croatian words for my love

Croatian or Hrvatski is a South Slavic language spoken mainly in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, some parts of Serbia, and the neighbouring countries by about 5.5 million people.

Czech

  • moje láska
    — my love in Czech

Czech is a Western Slavic language which is mutually intelligible with Slovak. It is mainly spoken in the Czech Republic with over 10,5 million speakers.

Danish

  • min elskede
    — are the words for my love in Danish

Danish is a Scandinavian language and the only official language of the Kingdom of Denmark. Closely related to Swedish and Norwegian, it is spoken in Denmark and in some parts of Greenland and northern Germany.

Dogri

  • Mērā pyāra

Dogri is a Northern Indo-Aryan language spoken by around five million people in India, mainly in the Jammu region of Jammu and Kashmir.

Dutch

  • mijn liefje
    — the Dutch words meaning my love

Dutch is a West Germanic language spoken by about 27 million people world-wide mostly in the Netherlands and northern Belgium.

Dzongkha

  • nga ghi choe lu gha

Dzonkha or Bhutanese is the sole official and national language of the Kingdom of Bhutan. This Sino-Tibetan language is spoken by over half a million people in Bhutan and is written with the Tibetan alphabet.

English

  • My love

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in Anglo-Saxon England in the early Middle Ages. It is spoken in many countries around the world with over 375 million native speakers. English is the second most spoken language, and the most international language in the world.

Estonian

  • mu armastus
    — is the Estonian word for my love

Estonian is a Finno-Ugric language spoken as the official language in Estonia. It is closely related to Finnish.

Faroese

  • elska or kærleiki
    — are the words for my love in Faroese

Faroese is a North Germanic language spoken as a first language by Faroe Islanders, residing on the Faroe Islands and in other areas, mainly Denmark.

Farsi / Persian

  • عشق من (Ishgh maan)
    — the Persian word meaning my love
    pronounced (EH-shk maan) or simply (EH-sh)


Persian is an ancient language belonging to the Iranian branch of the Indo-Iranian subdivision of the Indo-European languages. It is a pluricentric language predominantly spoken and used officially within Iran, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan.

Fijian

  • Noqu Daulomani
    — this is the Fijian word for my love, pronounced (no-qhu dah-U low-ma-ni)

Fijian is an Austronesian language of the Malayo-Polynesian family. It is an official language of Fiji spoken by some 350,000–450,000 ethnic Fijians as a native language.

Finnish

  • rakkaani
    — is the Finnish word for my love

Finnish is a Finno-Ugric language spoken only in Finland as the official language and by ethnic Finns elsewhere in Scandinavia.

Flemish

  • mijn lief
    is the Flemish word for my love

Flemish is a Low Franconian dialect cluster of the Dutch language, native to the historical region of Flanders in northern Belgium. It is sometimes referred to as Flemish Dutch, Belgian Dutch, or Southern Dutch spoken by over 6 million people.

French

  • mon amour
    is the French word for my love
    it’s pronounced like (moh ahm-OOR)

  • mon chéri/ma chérie 
    — if you want to say my darling in French

French is a Romance language of the Indo-European family spoken by over 354 million people in France and around the world. It is the third most spoken language in Europe, the official language of 29 countries, spoken in parts of Africa, North America, and South America. Take your special one to the City of Love and stay at one of these amazing hotels with Eiffel Tower view.

Frisian

  • myn leafde

The Frisian languages are a closely related group of Germanic languages, spoken by about 500,000 Frisian people, who live on the southern fringes of the North Sea in the Netherlands and Germany.

Georgian

  • ჩემი სიყვარული chemi siq’varuli

Georgian is the official language of Georgia and the country’s most widely spoken language with over 4.1 million people.

German

  • meine Liebe
    — for females. the German noun that translates to my love
    It’s pronounced like (may-yn LEE-buh)


  • mein Lieber
    — for males

  • mein Schatz

  • mein Liebchen
    — little love sweetheart in German

German Deutsch is the official language of both Germany and Austria and one of the three official languages of Switzerland. German belongs to the West Germanic group of the Indo-European language family. One of the major languages of the world, German is a native language to almost 100 million people worldwide and the most widely spoken native language in the European Union.

Greek

Here is how to say my love in Greek:

  • αγάπη μου agápi mou

Greek (ελληνικά) belongs to the Hellenic branch of the Indo-European language family, mainly spoken in Greece and Cyprus an an official language. It has the longest documented history of any living Indo-European language, spanning more than 3000 years of written records. There are about 13.1 million speakers of Greek worldwide and it is recognised as a minority language in Albania, Armenia, Hungary, Italy, Romania, Turkey and Ukraine.

Gujarati

  • મારો પ્રેમ (mārō prēma)
    — is the Gujarati word for my love

Gujarati is an Indo-Aryan language native to the Indian state of Gujarat and spoken predominantly by the Gujarati people. Gujarati is part of the greater Indo-European language family.

Haitian Creole

Say my love in Creole:

  • mon amour

Haitian Creole (kreyòl ayisyen)) is a French-based creole language spoken by 10–12 million people worldwide and the only language of most Haitians. Along with French it is one of the official languages of Haiti.

Hausa

  • soyayya ta

Hausa language, the most important indigenous bridge language in West and Central Africa, spoken as a first or second language by about 40–50 million people. It belongs to the Western branch of the Chadic language family within the Afro-Asiatic language phylum. It is spoken mainly in northern Nigeria and Niger, and also in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, the Central African Republic (CAR), Chad, Congo, Eritrea, Germany, Ghana, Sudan and Togo.

Hawaiian

How to say my love in Hawaiian:

  • ku’u aloha

  • Nau ko`u aloha
    — meaning my love is yours

  • Ia Iho Ke Aloha
    could also be used, meaning to my love

The Hawaiian language is a Polynesian language that takes its name from Hawaiʻi, the largest island in the tropical North Pacific archipelago where it developed. Hawaiian, along with English, is an official language of the State of Hawaii.

Hebrew

  • אהובי
    — is the Hebrew word for my love

Hebrew is a Northwest Semitic language spoken by over nine million people worldwide. Historically, it is regarded as the language of the Israelites and their ancestors. It is written using its own script from right to left.

Hindi

  • मेरी आशिकुई meree aashikuee
    — are the Hindi words for my love

Hindi (हिन्दी) is an Indo-European language spoken in India, Nepal, and throughout the Indian diaspora. Hindi is descended from Sanskrit, sometimes called “the mother of all languages.” While there are 22 official languages and over 1,000 dialects of India, Hindi and English take precedence in government affairs. It is a link-language for over half of India’s population.

Hmong

  • kuv hlub

Hmong is a Hmong-Mien language spoken by about 2.6 million people in China, Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, USA, and French Guiana.

Hopi

  • Nu’ umi unangwa’ta

Hopi is a Uto-Aztecan language spoken by the Hopi people in northeastern Arizona, USA.

Hungarian

  • szerelem
    — this is the word for my love in Hungarian

Hungarian is a Uralic language of the Ugric branch spoken in Hungary and parts of several neighbouring countries. It is the official language of Hungary and one of the 24 official languages of the European Union.

Other language My Love different languages

Icelandic

  • ástin min
    — is the Icelandic word for my love

Icelandic (íslenska) is a North Germanic language spoken in Iceland as its official language. It’s most closely related to Faroese and Western Norwegian and has around 314,000 speakers. The language is more conservative than most other Western European languages.

Igbo

  • ịhụnanya m

Igbo is the principal native language of the Igbo people of southeastern Nigeria with around 45 million speakers and over 20 dialects.

Indonesian Bahasa

  • sayangku
    — the Indonesian noun for my love

Indonesian (bahasa Indonesia) is the official language of Indonesia.With over 230 million speakers, it is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world. It is a group of varieties of Malay, an Austronesian language that has been used as the common language in the multilingual Indonesian archipelago for centuries. Indonesia uses the Latin alphabet system and Arabic numerals.

Inuktitut

  • ᑕᑯᑦᓱᒍᓱᑉᐳᖅ
    is the word for my love in Inuktitut

Inuktitut is an Eskimo-Aleut language spoken in Arctic territories and the topmost span of North America including Alaska and Northern Canada.

Irish

  • mo grá
    — this is the all-purpose word for my love in Irish

Irish (Gaeilge) is one of the three Goidelic languages, along with Scottish Gaelic and Manx. This Goidelic branch together with the Brythonic branch (Welsh, Cornish and Breton) form the Celtic language family.

Italian

How to say my love in Italian:

  • Amore mio
    is the Italian noun for my love, and it’s pronounced as (ah-MOH-ray mee-yo)

Italian (Italiano) is a Romance language of the Indo-European language family spoken by over 90 million people, the vast majority of which are in Italy, Sicily and Sardinia. It is the official language of Italy, San Marino, and the Vatican City.

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Japanese

  • 私の愛 (watashi no ai)
    — can be used to refer to several types of love that including family, friendships, and love of things or activities.

    Note that love is a very strong word and expressions of love are not very common in the culture of Japan. It is not common to call another “my love” or “sweetheart” in Japan.

Japanese (日本語 Nihongo) is an East Asian language of the Japonic language family. It is spoken by about 125 million people, mostly in Japan, where it is the official and national language.

Jamaican

  • mi luv

  • Boonoonoonoos
    — is a Jamaican word to express love, meaning “special person”

Jamaican Patois, often also referred to as Jamaican Creole, is an English-based creole language with West African influences spoken mainly in Jamaica. Belonging to the English Creole language family, it is spoken by the the majority of Jamaicans with over 3 million native speakers.

Javanese

  • tresnaku
    — is the word for my love in Javanese

Javanese is the language of the Javanese people of the island of Java, in Indonesia that is the native language of more than 98 million people.

Kannada

  • ನನ್ನ ಒಲವೆ nanna olave
    — is the Kannada word for my love

Kannada, spoken by nearly 45 million native speakers, is a Dravidian language of the people of Karnataka in southwestern India, and by significant linguistic minorities in the states of Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Kerala and abroad.

Kazakh

  • менің махаббатым (meniñ maxabbatim)

Kazakh is a Turkic language of the Kipchak branch spoken in Central Asia and the official language of Kazakhstan. The language comprises 21 million native speakers including regions of Bayan-Ulgii in Mongolia and the Dzungarian region of Xinjiang, China.

Korean

My love in Korean:

  • 내 사랑 (nae salang)

Korean, an East Asian language, is the official language of South Korea (Republic of Korea) and North Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) spoken by more than 75 million people.

Kurdish

  • evîna min

Kurdish is spoken by about 30 million Kurds in western Asia including parts of Kurdistan, Iraq, Turkey, Iran, and Syria. It is one of the Indo-Iranian languages, ranks as the third largest Iranian language, after Persian and Pashto.

Kyrgyz

  • Менин махабатым (menin mahabatim)

Kyrgyz is a member of the Kipchak branch of the Turkic language family spoken by over 4 million speakers mainly in Kyrgyzstan, and also in China, Tajikistan, Afghanistan and Turkey.

Lao

  • ທີ່​ຮັກ thi hak

Lao is the main language of Laos. It is a Kra–Dai language serving as a common language among all citizens of Laos, who speak approximately 90 other languages, many of which are unrelated to Lao. Modern Lao is heavily influenced by the Thai language and comprises over 30 million native speakers.

Latin

  • amica mea
    — is the Latin words for my love

Latin was the dominant language of the Roman Empire from 6th century BC to 600 AD. When the Roman Empire collapsed, Latin evolved into the various languages that we know today. Italian, French, Portuguese, Spanish and Romanian all consider Latin as their parent tongue. Latin is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.

Latvian

  • mana mīlestība
    — translates as my love in Latvian

Latvian (latviešu valoda) is an Indo-European Eastern Baltic language spoken in the Baltic region. It is the official language of Latvia and one of the official languages of the European Union.

Lebanese

  • حبيبي habbibi
    — is the Lebanese word for my love when addressing a male

  • حبيبتي habibati
    — is the Lebanese word for my love when addressing a female

Lebanese is a variety of North Levantine Arabic, indigenous to and spoken primarily in Lebanon. With significant linguistic influences borrowed from other Middle Eastern and European languages it is spoken by over 5,7 million native speakers.

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Limburgish

  • Ik hald van dich

Limburgish is a member of the East Low Franconian group of the Germanic languages considered a variety of German or Dutch by many people. It is spoken by around 1.6 million people in the Netherlands and Belgium.

Lingala

  • Nalingi yo

Lingala is a Bantu language spoken throughout the northwestern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and a large part of the Republic of the Congo by over 70 million people.

Lithuanian

  • mano meilė
    — is the word for my love in Lithuanian

Lithuanian (lietuvių kalba) is an Eastern Baltic language spoken in the Baltic region as the official language of Lithuania. It is also one of the official languages of the European Union spoken by just under 3 million native speakers. The language is one of the oldest in the world.

Luxembourgish

  • meng Léift

Luxembourgish is a West Germanic language that is spoken mainly in Luxembourg. About 390,000 people speak Luxembourgish worldwide.

Luganda

  • Nkwagala

Luganda, a Bantu language, is an official language of Uganda along with English and Swahili. It is spoken primarily in Kampala, but may be understood in much of the country and in the African Great Lakes region.

Macedonian

  • љубов моја (ljubov moja)

Macedonian, the official language of the Republic of North Macedonia, is a south Slavic language spoken as a first language by 2 million people.

Malagasy

  • ry tiako

Malagasy is the national language of Madagascar belonging to the Austronesian Malayo-Polynesia family of languages spoken by 25 million people.

Malay

  • cinta saya
    — is the Malay word for my love

Malay (Bahasa Melayu) is an Austronesian language spoken as the sole official language of Malaysia and Brunei. It is also heard in Indonesia, Singapore, and Thailand at a total of 250 – 300 million speakers.

Malayalam

  • എന്റെ സ്നേഹം (enre snēhaṁ)
    — are the words for my love in Malayalam

Malayalam (മലയാളം) belongs to the Dravidian language family, spoken mostly in the Southern Indian states of Kerala and Lakshadweep. Around 36 million people use this language, which is one of the 22 official languages of India.

Maltese

  • Imħabba tiegħi
    — is how you say my love in Maltese

Maltese, a language of central Semitic origin written in the Latin script, is the national language of Malta. It is spoken by around 420,000 people on the Mediterranean islands of Malta, Gozo and Comino. The Maltese language developed from Sicilian Arabic, Over the centuries, it has incorporated many words derived from English, Italian and French.

Maori

  • taku aroha
    — my love in Māori.
    Pronounced: taa-ku ah-roh-huh. Always roll your r’s when enunciating Māori words

Māori is an Eastern Polynesian language spoken by the Māori people, the indigenous population of New Zealand. it has also gained recognition as one of New Zealand’s official languages.

Marathi

  • माझे प्रेम Mājhē prēma

Marathi is an Indo-Aryan language spoken by around 83.1 million Marathi people of Maharashtra, India. It is the official language and co-official language in the Maharashtra and Goa states of Western India, respectively, and is one of the 22 scheduled languages of India.

Marshallese

  • Ij io̧kwe eok
    — is the Marshallese phrase for my love

Marshallese, also known as Ebon, is a Micronesian language spoken in the Marshall Islands by about 44,000 people. It is an official language of the Marshall Islands, along with English, and is used as the language of instruction in most primary schools.

Mongolian

  • миний хайр (minii khair)
    — the word for my love in Mongolian

Mongolian is the official language of Mongolia and both the most widely-spoken and best-known member of the Mongolic language family. It is an Altaic language spoken by approximately 5 million people in Mongolia, China, Afghanistan and Russia.

Moroccan Arabic

  • cheri

  • mon amour

  • Habibi حَبيبي

Moroccan Arabic, also known as Darija, is a form of vernacular Arabic spoken in Morocco. It is part of the Maghrebi Arabic dialect continuum, with over 30 million native speakers.

Nepali

  • मेरो प्यार Mērō pyāra
    — is the Nepali words for my love

Nepali (नेपाली), is an Indo-Aryan language of the sub-branch of Eastern Pahari written in Devanagari script It is the sole official language of Nepal and one of the 22 scheduled languages of India. While most Nepalese people speak at least some Nepali, there are more than 100 different languages and dialects spoken in Nepal.

Neapolitan

My love in Neapolitan

  • amore mio

Neapolitan is a Romance language of the Italo-Dalmatian group spoken across much of southern Italy by 6 million people. It is related to but generally not mutually intelligible with Italian.

Northern Sotho / Sepedi

  • lerato la ka

Northern Sotho is a Bantu language spoken primarily in South Africa, where it is one of the 11 official languages. It is spoken by about 4.2 million people in the South African provinces of Gauteng, Limpopo and Mpumalanga.

Norwegian

The word for my love in Norwegian:

  • min kjærlighet

Norwegian (norsk) is a Germanic language derived from Old Norse spoken primarily in Norway by over 5 million people where it is the official language.

Odia

  • ମୋ ପ୍ରେମ

Odia is an Indo-Aryan language spoken in the Indian state of Odisha where it is the official language.

Oromo

  • Sin jaalladha

Oromo is a Cushitic language spoken by about 30 million people in Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia and Egypt. It is the third largest language in Africa.

Papiamento

My love in Papiamento:

  • mi stimabo

Papiamento is a Portuguese-based creole language spoken in the Dutch Caribbean by less than 500,00 native speakers. It is the most-widely spoken language on the Caribbean ABC islands, having official status in Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao.

Pashto

  • زما مینه
    — translates as my love in Pashto

Pashto is an Eastern Iranian language in the Indo-European family spoken in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran. It is an official language of Afghanistan along with Dari.

Polish

To say the word my love in Polish:

  • moja miłość

Polish (polski) is a West Slavic language spoken by about 45 million people. Said to be one of the hardest languages to learn, it is the official language of Poland. It is understood and can be used for communication in the western parts of Ukraine, Belarus and Lithuania.

Portuguese

  • meu amor
    — the Portuguese word for my love. The pronunciation is (mu ahm-OOR)

Portuguese (português) is a Romance language spoken as the official language of Portugal and Brazil. It is also the official language of Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, São Tomé e Principe, Angola, Mozambique, and the co-official language of East Timor, and Macau. There are around 200 million native Portuguese speakers.

Punjabi

  • ਮੇਰਾ ਪਿਆਰ Mērā pi’āra
    — the Punjabi word for my love. The pronunciation (meh-ra pee-AHRa)

Punjabi is an Indo-Aryan language with more than 130 million native speakers in the Indian subcontinent and around the world. It is the 10th most spoken language in the world.

Romanian

  • dragul meu
    — the Romanian word for my love

Romanian (limba română) is a Balkan Romance language spoken by approximately 24–26 million people as a native language, primarily in Romania and Moldova, and by another 4 million people as a second language. Although it descended from Vulgar Latin, Romanian was influenced by Slavic and Greek languages in the Middle Ages. It is an official and national language of both Romania and Moldova.

Russian

  • моя любовь moya lyubov’
    — the Russian word for my love, which is pronounced like (moy-ya loo-BOHV).

Russian is an East Slavic language spoken by 300+ million people worldwide. It is  is an official language in the Russian Federation, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, and many other people in Central Asia, the Baltic states, the Caucasus, and Eastern Europe know it as a second language. Commonly written in Cyrillic, it is the 8th most widely spoken language in the world.

DiffeMy love in a different languagerent languages for my love

Samoan

  • o loʻu alofa
    — a commonly used word for my love in Samoan

Samoan is the official language spoken in the Samoan Islands, which is made up of the Independent State of Samoa and the American Samoa. The language is the most spoken of the Polynesian language family with a total of 510,000 speakers worldwide.

Scottish Gaelic

  • mo ghràdh

Scots Gaelic is a Goidelic language of the Celtic and Indo-European language family, native to the Gaels of Scotland. As a Goidelic language, Scottish Gaelic, like Modern Irish and Manx, developed out of Middle Irish.

Serbian

  • моја љубав (moja ljubav)

Serbian is a South Slavic language spoken mainly in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia and Macedonia by about 9 million people. Serbian is the official and main language of Serbia and Montenegro.

Sesotho

  • lerato la ka

Sesotho (Sotho) is a Southern Bantu language of the Sotho-Tswana group, spoken primarily by the Basotho in Lesotho, where it is the national and official language, South Africa, where it is one of the 11 official languages and in Zimbabwe where it is one of 16 official languages.

Shanghainese Wu

  • 我爱侬 (ngu eh nóng)

Shanghainese, part of the Sino-Tibetan language family, is a variety of Wu Chinese spoken in the central districts of the City of Shanghai and its surrounding areas by 10 – 14 million speakers.

Shona

  • mudiwa wangu

Shona, one of the most widely spoken Bantu languages, is the main language in Zimbabwe.

Sindhi

  • منهنجو پيار

Sindhi, an Indo-Aryan language, is the official language of the Pakistani province of Sindh and spoken by over 25 million Sindhi people.

Sinhala

  • මගේ ආදරවන්තීයේ magē ādaravantīyē

Sinhala is an Indo-Aryan language spoken by approximately 16 million Sinhalese people in Sri Lanka and is one of two official languages of Sri Lanka.

Slovak

  • moja láska
    — translates to my love in Slovak

Slovak, the official language of Slovakia, is a West Slavic language where it is spoken by approximately 5.6 million people.

Slovenian

  • moja ljubezen
    — is the Slovenian word for my love

Slovenian, an Indo-European language of the South Slavic language branch is the official and national language of Slovenia spoken by less than 3 million people.

Somali

  • jacaylkayga

Somali, an Afro-Asiatic language spoken by over 16 million people, is an official language of Somalia, a national language in Djibouti, and a working language in the Somali Region of Ethiopia.

Spanish

A number of different words in Spanish are used to express my love:

  • mi amor
    —used romantically to say my love in Spanish
    pronounced (me ah-MOHR)

  • Mi amante 
    — my lover in Spanish

  • Querido or Querida
    — This word is used to say loved one

  • Mi corazón
    — used to say my sweetheart in Spanish

Spanish is the second most widely used language in the world natively spoken by more than 437 million people including Spain, most of Central and South America, Mexico and the USA. There are over 21 countries in the world that have Spanish as their official language. It is a Romance language that originated in the Iberian Peninsula.

Sundanese

  • kabogoh abdi

Sundanese is a Malayo-Polynesian language spoken by about 39 million people mainly in western Java in Indonesia. There are also speakers in Banten, Jakarta, parts of western Central Java and southern Lampung. It is the third most-spoken language in Indonesia.

Swahili

  • mpenzi wangu
    — is the Swahili word for my love

Swahili is a Bantu languages spoken by the Swahili communities in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Mozambique and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Swati

  • ngiyakutsandza

Swati is a Bantu language of the Nguni group spoken in Eswatini and South Africa by the Swazi people. It is the official language of Swaziland (along with English) and since 1994 one of the nine indigenous languages to enjoy official recognition in South Africa. The number of speakers is estimated to be in the region of 2.4 million.

Swedish

  • min kärlek
    — the Swedish word for my love.

Swedish is a North Germanic language, closely related to Norwegian and Danish spoken by around 10 million people. A descendant of Old Norse, it is the national language of Sweden and the official language of the Åland Islands.

Swiss German

  • meine Liebe

Swiss German is the collective name for the great variety of Upper German dialects spoken in Switzerland, Liechtenstein, in the Austrian province of Vorarlberg, in parts of Baden-Württemberg in Germany and Alsace in France.

Tagalog Filipino

  • mahal ko

Tagalog is an Austronesian language spoken as a first language by a quarter of the population of the Philippines and as a second language by the majority. Its standardized form, officially named Filipino, is the national language of the Philippines, and is one of two official languages alongside English.

Tahitian

  • Ua here vau ia oe
    — is the Tahitian word for my love

Tahitian belongs to the Eastern Polynesian language group, spoken mainly on the Society Islands in French Polynesia and Bora Bora.

Taiwanese Hokkien

  • wa ai lo

Taiwanese Hokkien is the Hokkien dialect of Min Nan as spoken by about 70 percent of the population of Taiwan.

Tajik

  • азизи ман azizi man

Tajik is the main language of Tajikistan, closely related to Farsi and Kurdish. Since the late 1930s, it is written using a variant of the Cyrillic script.

Tamil

  • என் காதல் (Eṉ kātal)
    — the general term for my love in Tamil.

Tamil is a Dravidian language spoken in southern India, Sri Lanka and Singapore by about 67.5 million people. It can also be heard in Mauritius and Malaysia.

Tarifit

  • tekhsegh chek

Tarifit is spoken by 8 million speakers in Arrif (Northern Africa) and Europe.

Tatar

  • ярым

Tatar (татарча), the national language of the Tatars, is a Turkic language spoken mainly in the Russian republic of Tatarstan as well as Siberia by about 7 million people in Central Asia. It refers to the Volga-Kipchak Kipchak subgroup of the Turkic group of languages. 

Telugu

  • నా ప్రియతమా (Nā priyatamā)
    — is the Telugu word meaning my love

Telugu is a Dravidian language spoken in the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and the union territories of Puducherry by 75 million Telugu people.

Thai

How to say my love in Thai:

  • ที่รัก (Thī̀rạk)
    — is the Thai word for my love

Thai ภาษาไทย, the sole official and national language of Thailand, spoken by 50 million people, belongs to the Tai group of the Kra–Dai language family of Southeast Asia.

Tibetan

  • அன்பு (anpu)
    — This is the Tibetan word for my love

Tibetan is an official language of the Tibet Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic of China. The Tibetic languages are a cluster of Tibeto-Burman languages descended from Old Tibetan, spoken across a wide area of eastern Central Asia bordering the Indian subcontinent, including the Tibetan Plateau and the Himalayas.

Tsalagi Cherokee

  • Tsi ge yu i

Cherokee (Tsalagi) belongs to the Iroquoian language family. The Cherokee language is unique among Native American languages in that it is both a written and spoken language.

Tsonga

  • murhandziwa wa mina

Tsonga is a Bantu language spoken by the Tsonga people totalling 12 million people mainly in South Africa, but also Mozambique and Eswatini.

Tswana

  • kea go rata

Tswana is a Bantu language spoken by about 4.4 million people in Bostwana, where it is the national and majority language, Namibia, Zimbabwe and South Africa. The majority of speakers, about 3.6 million, live in South Africa, where the language is officially recognised.

Turkish

  • aşkım
    — the Turkish word for my love, pronounced like (ahshk-im).

Turkish is a Turkic language believed to be of the Altaic language family spoken mainly in Turkey, Northern Cyprus, Cyprus and other countries of the former Ottoman Empire by about 88 million people.

Ukrainian

  • моя любов (moya liubov)
    — the Ukranian word for my love

Ukrainian is an Eastern Slavic language spoken mainly in Ukraine by about 51 million people.

Urdu

  • میری محبت (meri muhab-but)
    — means my love in Urdu

Urdu is the official national language and lingua franca of Pakistan. It is a member of the Indo-Aryan group within the Indo-European family of languages and is mutually intelligible with Hindi.

Uzbek

  • sevgilim

Uzbek is a Turkic language that is the official national language of Uzbekistan spoken by around 27 million people.

Vietnamese

How to say my love in Vietnamese:

  • Tình yêu của tôi

Vietnamese is an Austroasiatic language spoken mainly in Vietnam, where it is the national and official language, by about 82 million people.

Welsh

  • fy nghariad
    — how to say my love in Welsh

Welsh is a Brittonic language of the Celtic language family spoken natively in Wales, and by some in England.

Woiworung

  • Wominjeka

Woiworung is an Australian Aboriginal language of the Kulin Nation of Central Victoria.

Xhosa

  • sthandwa
    — is the Xhosa word for my love

Xhosa is a Nguni Bantu language with click consonants and is one of the official languages of South Africa. It is spoken as a first language by approximately 8.2 million people and by another 11 million as a second language in South Africa, mostly in Eastern Cape Province.

Yiddish

  • מיין ליב (meyn lib)

Yiddish is the historical language of the Ashkenazi Jews originating during the 9th century in Central Europe. Belonging to the Indo-European language family, it is spoken by 1.5 million people.

Yoruba

  • Ifemi

Yoruba is a pluricentric language spoken in West Africa with the number of speakers estimated between 30 and 40 million. It is a language spoken principally in Nigeria and Benin, with communities in Sierra Leone, Liberia, other parts of Africa.

Zulu

  • Sthandwa sami
    — is the word for my love in Zulu

Zulu is a member of the Bantu/Nguni family of languages. It is one of the official languages of South Africa spoken by about 10 million people mainly in Zululand and northern Natal in South Africa and also in Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique and Eswatini.

A handful of final ways to say my love in different languages below…

MY LOVE in Other Languages — BONUS

My love in another language

American Sign Language (ASL)

How to sign my love in American Sign Language:

  • My love for living beings:
    This word is signed by crossing both arms over the middle of your chest and “hugging” yourself

  • My love for actions or objects: 
    This word is signed by kissing the back of your fist

American Sign Language is a complete, natural language that has the same linguistic properties as spoken languages, with grammar that differs from English, expressed by movements of the hands and face.

British Sign Language (BSL)

How to sign my love in British Sign Language:

  • Flat hands cross over on left side of chest.

British Sign Language is a sign language used in the United Kingdom as the first or preferred language of some deaf people. The language makes use of space and involves movement of the hands, body, face, and head.

Dothraki

  • Anha zhilak yera norethaan
    — How to say my love in Dothraki

Dothraki is a constructed fictional language spoken by the Dothraki, a nomadic people in the fictional world of George Martin’s fantasy novel series A Song of Ice and Fire and its television adaptation the Game of Thrones.

Elvish Sindarin

  • Meleth nîn
    — How to say my love in Elvish

Elvish Sindarin is one of the fictional languages created by J. R. R. Tolkien for use in his fantasy stories set in Arda, primarily in Middle-earth. Sindarin is one of the many languages spoken by the Elves, called the Eledhrim or Edhellim in Sindarin.

Espetanto

  • mia amo

Esperanto is an artificially constructed language and belongs to no linguistic family, with most of its vocabulary coming from the Romance languages. This phonetic language is the most widely spoken constructed international auxiliary language.

Klingon

  • bangwI’ SoH
    — this is how to say my love in Klingon

Klingon is a language that was made for the Klingons in the Star Trek movie. It is a constructed language, and not one that developed naturally. Only a few people can speak the Klingon language well enough to talk in it.

Minionese

  • ti amo

Minionese spoken by the minions of the Despicable Me movie series appears to be a polyglot language which borrows words and grammatical rules from many different languages.

Na’vi

  • Nga Yawne Lu Oer

Na’vi is a constructed language, created for the fictional Na’vi, the humanoid inhabitants of the moon Pandora in the 2009 film Avatar.


LEARN THESE OTHER WORDS TOO!

Read this guide to say hello in every language of the world.

Learn how to say thank you in other languages of the world.

Definitely check this guide on how to say cheers in different languages.

How about this guide to say goodbye in every language of the world.

Or read this guide for how to say I love you in different languages.

Or read this guide to say good morning in all languages.

How about this guide on how to say beautiful in other languages.

Maybe this guide on how to say good night in other languages.

Check this guide for how to say friendship in different languages.

Aaaaaaaand now you know how to say my love in every language of the world!

OVER TO YOU GUYS!
What is the word for my love in your language? Extra points if you can speak several languages… Let me know in the comments.

If you see an error here or if your language is missing from this list, please comment and let me know!

Always my Love <3

Rai x

Ways to say My love in different languages

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