I LOVE YOU

我爱你

(wǒ ài nǐ)

Do You Know How to Say I Love You in Chinese?

Many beginers start learning Chinese from a question of how to say “I Love You” in Simplified Chinese. The answer is quite simple as you can find out here.

It is a very short Chinese sentence or phrase to say Simplified Chinese for I Love You since it only consists of three Chinese words, and each matching with the English word in the same order. That is “我爱你 (wǒ ài nǐ)“, or shortened as two characters “爱你 (ài nǐ)“, or a cutie word “爱你哟 (ài nǐ yō)” by adding a Chinese modal particle at the end. The middle character “爱 (ài)” refers to various love feelings, including romantic love, love in friendship, love with respect, or great interest in something.

Know More About Love Code or Love Numbers

Besides the explicit expression of love in Chinese, some groups of specific Arabic numbers are also the most commonly used to show love. Such Chinese love codes almost come from the Chinese Homophonic Culture. For example, 520, 1314, 52099, 530, 3344, etc, are all the popular ones. If you don’t understand the Chinese behind, you can hardly guess out their meanings.

Keep reading Love related stories to discover more skills in expressing “I Love You” in the Chinese way. It may probably give some help in the upcoming romantic time. ❤️

? SAY SIMPLIFIED CHINESE FOR I LOVE YOU

From the brief introduction above or the related Chinese word for love article here, you have probably got the Chinese word “爱 (ài)” standing at the middle of the Chinese phrase of “I Love You”, which works as the core verb here to show love to others and equals to the English word of love.

As for the first and third characters “我 (wǒ)” and “你 (nǐ)“, both are the personal pronouns of the Chinese, corresponding with the meanings of “I/Me” and “You”. And the good news is that the Chinese personal pronouns objective case is the same as in its subjective case. So you see, if to say “You Love Me” in Chinese, it could be as easy as “你爱我 (nǐ ài wǒ)“。Have you got it?

What’s more, in some cases, “I Love you” is translated into Chinese using a complimentary pronouns “您 (nín)” instead of “你 (nǐ)“. The Chinese phrase “我爱您 (wǒ ài nín)” is often used for the younger person expressing love and respect to the elders and betters. Please be careful with the context and don’t make mistakes with the two characters.

我爱你(您)
(wǒ ài nǐ/nín)

"I Love You"

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