Happy Valentine’s Day

13 different ways to say “I love you”.

Afrikaans- ek het jou lief / ek’s lief vir jou
Bavarian – I Mog Di Narrisch Gern
Chinese – 我愛你 [我爱你] ngóh oi néih (Cantonese)
Creole – Mi aime jou
Danish – jeg elsker dig
Gaelic – Gráím thú (I love you)
Greenlandic – Asavakit
Icelandic – Eg Elska Thig
Pig Latin – Iyay Ovlay Ooyay
Scots – Ah loove ye
Slovak – Milujem ťa
Somali – waan ku jecelahay
Sioux – techihhila


  1. when Husband comes home, I’ll have to remember those!

  2. Serina Hope says:

    What an awesome 13!

  3. Happy Valentine’s Day! :o)

  4. TheVasquez3 says:

    very thoughtful and creative!

    Happy Valentines day and Happy Thursday Thirteen…mine is all about LOVE!!

  5. I’ll add one more, in German. My daughter moved over there three years ago (straight from the nest across the sea). She’d call me and say “Ich liebe Dich, Mommy!

    If I remember the phonetics correctly, it sounds like “ick leeba dish“. :-)

  6. bella mocha says:

    If I can remember and pronounce all of those tonight, I’ll be proud of myself!
    A fun list and great idea…thanks! And Happy TT.

    Mine’s up too:

  7. Happy valentine’s day, Karla!

  8. Happy Valentine’s Day, Karla, to you and your family.

    Mrs. Wetzel <3..that's supposed to be a heart...turn head sideways

  9. Michelle B says:

    Cool! I only knew the Danish version on your list. One day, these may come in handy:)

    Happy TT and Happy Valentine’s Day!

  10. Lori's Light Extemporanea says:

    I didn’t know you did Thursday Thirteen too! Happy TT!

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