‘I love you’ — you’d almost agree it’s the world’s most beautiful phrase, wouldn’t you?
Love is definitely a very beautiful thing. Love is what brings all humanity together. Love is what connects the black and the white, the West and the East, the Muslims and the Christians, and probably the most sweet of all, love is that beautiful feeling of affection that exists between people.
Love knows no barriers. Love can exist between people of clearly different colours, races, ethnicities, tribes, or languages, and that’s where this article comes in.
What if you’ve fallen in love with a Yoruba, Hausa, or Igbo?
Sure, you can get on with a language you both understand but you’re a sweet partner, right? You’ll want to blow off your partner’s head with a little of “I love you” in his/her native language once in a while. I’ve got you covered right there.
In this article, you’ll get to know how to go a little sweeter by expressing your love for your partner in Yoruba, Igbo, or Hausa. Sit and read on, will you?
How to Say I Love You in Yoruba
Yoruba is an ethnic group that’s majorly found in the south-western part of Nigeria. The ethnic group speaks a language also called Yoruba and has about 40million speakers.
How the Yorubas say ‘I love you’ goes thus:
Mo nifẹ rẹ
A literal translation of that phrase in Yoruba means: ‘I have your love’; however, it’s more like ‘I love you’ than it’s literal translation.
Saying ‘I love you too’ in Yoruba isn’t that hard too and it’s thus:
Emi na nifẹ rẹ
Below is a video to help you learn how to better pronounce the words and other variants of the phrase you can use in slightly different situations:
How to Say I Love You in Igbo
Igbo is another ethnic group in Nigeria. Known for it’s amazing culture and heritage, the Igbo people speak a language also known as Igbo.
This is how to say ‘I love you’ in Igbo:
a hụrụ m gị n’anya
If you were told ‘I love you’ in Igbo and would like to reply with ‘I love you too’, here’s just how to:
a hụkwara m gị n’anya
I’ve added a video below too to help you learn how to better pronounce the phrase:
How to Say I Love You in Hausa
This ethnic group exists majorly in the nothern part of Nigeria. They also speak the language Hausa.
Here’s how to easily say ‘I love you’ in Hausa:
ina son ku
To reply ‘I love you too’ in Hausa, you would say:
ina son ku kuma
To help you learn how to better pronounce the phrase in Hausa, I’ve added a video just below:
And that’s all on learning how to say ‘I love you’ in 3 different amazing languages. Hope this article was helpful? If it was, I’d advise you bookmark it for future sakes. You have a good day.