Happy Valentine’s Day from Rotterdam

Happy Valentine's Day from Rotterdam
On Valentine’s Day, I love you is probably the most spoken sentence. In Rotterdam, these loving words will sound in lots of different languages.

Rotterdam Romance

Some call it Saint Valentine’s Day, or  the Feast of Saint Valentine. But most people just all it Valentine’s Day. In many countries this is a special day for love. February 14th millions of people express their romantic feelings in many languages, all over the world.

Rotterdam is a highly multicultural metropole with more than 170 different nationalities. With such an exciting diversity of ethnic cultures, you can hear an impressive I love you variety during Valentine’s Day.

Happy Valentine's Day from Rotterdam

“I LOVE YOU” IN +100 LANGUAGES

  • Dutch – Ik hou van jou
  • English – I love you
  • Papiamento – Mi ta stimabo
  • Portuguese – Eu te amo
  • French – Je t’aime, Je t’adore
  • German – Ich liebe dich
  • Spanish – Te quiero / Te amo
  • Turkish – Seni Seviyorum
  • Moroccan – Ana moajaba bik
  • Surinam – Mi lobi joe
  • Arabic – Ana behibak (to male)
  • Arabic – Ana behibek (to female)
  • Chinese-Cantonese – Ngo oiy ney a
  • Chinese-Mandarin – Wo ai ni
  • Indonesian – Saya cinta padamu
  • Latin – Te amo
  • Polish – Kocham Ciebie
  • Serbian – Volim te
  • Croatian – Volim te
  • Italian – Ti amo
  • Greek – S’agapo
  • Swedish – Jag alskar dig
  • Armenian – Yes kez sirumem
  • Frisian – Ik hald fan dy
  • Catalan – T’estimo
  • Bambara – M’bi fe
  • Scot Gaelic – Tha gra\dh agam ort
  • Comanche – U kamakutu nu
  • Faroese – Eg elski teg
  • Czech – Miluji te
  • Danish – Jeg elsker dig
  • Elvish – Amin mela lle
  • Bisaya – Nahigugma ako kanimo
  • Esperanto – Mi amas vin
  • Bulgarian – Obicham te
  • Cambodian – Soro lahn nhee ah
  • Estonian – Ma armastan sind
  • Corsican – Ti tengu caru
  • Ethiopian – Afgreki’
  • Farsi – Doset daram
  • Cherokee – Tsi ge yu i
  • Filipino – Mahal kita
  • Korean – Sarang Heyo
  • Finnish – Mina rakastan sinua
  • Latvian – Es tevi miilu
  • South-African – Ek het jou lief
  • Creole – Mi aime jou
  • Albanian – Te dua
  • Lebanese – Bahibak
  • Chichewa – Ndimakukonda
  • Lithuanian – Tave myliu
  • Bengali – Ami tomake bhalobashi
  • Cheyenne – Ne mohotatse
  • Belarusian – Ya tabe kahayu
  • Luxembourgeois – Ech hun dech gaer
  • Macedonian – Te sakam
  • Slovak – Lu`bim ta
  • Malay – Saya cintakan mu
  • Slovenian – Ljubim te
  • Mohawk – Kanbhik
  • Swahili – Ninapenda wewe
  • Navaho – Ayor anosh’ni
  • Cree – Kisakihitin
  • Ndebele – Niyakutanda
  • Urdu – mai aap say pyaar karta hoo
  • Vietnamese – Anh ye^u em
  • Norwegian (Bokmaal) – Jeg elsker deg
  • Norwegian (Nyonrsk) – Eg elskar deg
  • Pandacan – Syota na kita
  • Welsh – ‘Rwy’n dy garu di
  • Zuni – Tom ho’ ichema
  • Persian – Doo-set daaram
  • Pig Latin – Iay ovlay ouyay
  • Romanian – Te iubesc
  • Nahuatl – Ni mits neki
  • Russian – Ya tebya liubliu
  • Malayalam – Njan ninne premikunnu
  • Pangasinan – Inaru taka
  • Setswana – Ke a go rata
  • Maltese – Inhobbok
  • Marathi – Me tula prem karto
  • Kapampangan – Kaluguran daka
  • Sindhi – Maa tokhe pyar kendo ahyan
  • Hawaiian – Aloha Au Ia`oe
  • Sioux – Techihhila
  • Hmong – Kuv hlub koj
  • Kiswahili – Nakupenda
  • Swiss-German – Ich lieb di
  • Konkani – Tu magel moga cho
  • Taiwanese – Wa ga ei li
  • Tahitian – Ua here vau ia oe
  • Ukrainian – Ya tebe kahayu
  • Yiddish – Ikh hob dikh
  • Zazi – Ezhele hezdege
  • Tagalog – Mahal kita
  • Telugu – Nenu ninnu premistunnanu
  • Gaelic – Ta gra agam ort
  • Gujarati – Hoo thunay prem karoo choo
  • Hiligaynon – Palangga ko ikaw
  • Tamil – Nan unnai kathalikaraen
  • Georgian – Mikvarhar
  • Thai – Phom rak khun
  • Hungarian – Szeretlek
  • Icelandic – Eg elska tig
  • Yoruba – Mo ni fe
  • Ilonggo – Palangga ko ikaw
  • Inuit – Negligevapse
  • Japanese – Aishiteru or Anata ga daisuki desu
  • Hebrew (to female) – Ani ohev otach
  • Hebrew (to male) – Ani ohev otcha
  • Irish – Taim i’ ngra leat
  • Hiligaynon – Guina higugma ko ikaw
  • Tunisian – Ha eh bak
  • Hopi – Nu’ umi unangwa’ta
  • Hindi – Hum tumhe pyar karte hae
  • Kannada – Naanu ninna preetisuttene

Rotterdam Valentine's Day Love

Valentine’s Day love lessons

Besides saying I love you, the following aspects can upgrade your Valentine’s Day. In a Time article called ‘What Science Tells Us About Passionate Love’ scientist Arthur Aron teaches us the following lessons.
Do things together that are unique and challenging. Celebrate eachother’s successes. And show gratitude for what your partner does for you.

Of course, these love lessons are not just for Valentine’s Day. Let’s practice them throughout the year. Or like Lenny Krevitz sings: “We Gotta Let Love Rule”.