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"I love you" in various languages


Afrikaans
: Ek is lief vir jou
: Ek het jou lief
Albanian
: Te dua
: Te dashuroj
: Ti je zemra ime
Alsacien (Elsass)
: Ich hoan dich gear
Amharic (Aethio.)
: Afekrishalehou
: Afekrischalehou
Amharic (Ethiopian)
: Ewedishalehu (male/female to female)
: Ewedihalehu (male/female to male)
Apache
: Sheth she~n zho~n (nasalized vowels like French, '~n' as in French 'salon')
Arabic (formal)
: Ohiboke (male to female)
: Ohiboki (male to female)
: Ohibokoma (male or female to two males or two females)
: Nohiboke (more than one male or females to female)
: Nohiboka (male to male or female to male)
: Nohibokoma (male to male or female to two males or two females)
: Nohibokom (male to male or female to more than two males)
: Nohibokon (male to male or female to more than two females)
Arabic (proper)
: Ooheboki (male to female)
: Ooheboka (female to male)
Arabic
: Ana behibak (female to male)
: Ana behibek (male to female)
: Ahebich (male to female)
: Ahebik (female to male)
: Ana ahebik
: Ib'n hebbak
: Ana ba-heb-bak
: Bahibak (female to male)
: Bahibik (male to female)
: Benhibak (more than one male or female to male)
: Benhibik (male to male or female to female)
: Benhibkom (male to male or female to more than one male)
: Nhebuk (spoken to someone of importance)
Arabic (Umggs.)
: Ana hebbek
Armenian
: Yes kez si'rumem
Ashanti/Akan/Twi
: Me dor wo
Assamese
: Moi tomak bhal pau
Bangladeschi
: Ami tomake walobashi
Basque
: Maite zaitut
: Nere maitea ("My love/My darling")
Bassa
: Mengweswe
Batak
: Holong rohangku di ho
Bemba
: Ndikufuna
Bengali
: Aami tomaake bhaalo baashi
: Ami tomay bhalobashi
: Ami tomake bahlobashi
Berber
: Lakh tirikh
Betazed
: Imzadi
Bicol
: Namumutan ta ka
Bolivian Quechua
: Qanta munani
Bosnian
: Volim te
Brazilian/Portuguese
: Eu te amo /Galician : Querote
: Amo-te (pronounced "Amu'-tee")
Bulgarian
: Obicham te
: As te obeicham
: As te obicham
: Obozhavam te ("I love you very much")
Burmese
: Chit pa de
Cajun
: Mi aime jou
Cambodian
: Kh_nhaum soro_lahn nhee_ah
: Bon sro lanh oon
Canadian French
: Sh'teme (spoken, sounds like this)
: Je t'aime ("I like you")
: Je t'adore ("I love you")
Catalan
: T'estimo (Catalonian)
: T'estim (Mallorcan)
: T'estime (Valencian)
: T'estim molt ("I love you a lot")
Cebuano
: Gihigugma ko ikaw
Central Yup'ik
: Assiramken ('r' is a voiced uvular fricative, kind of like a German 'ch', except voiced and pronounced a little farther back in the mouth, nearer to the throat)
Chamoru (or Chamorro)
: Hu guaiya hao
Cherokee
: Aya gvgeyu'i nihi
Cheyenne
: Ne mohotatse
Chichewa
: Ndimakukonda
Chickasaw
: Chiholloli (first 'i' nasalized)
Chinese
: Gwa ai li (Amoy)
: Ngo oi nei (Cantonese)
: Wo oi nei ( " )
: Ngai oi gnee (Hakka)
: Ngai on ni ( " )
: Ai oi ngee ( " )
: Wa ai lu (Hokkien)
: Wo ai ni (Mandarin/Putonghua)
: Ngo ai nong (Wu)
Corsican
: Ti tengu cara (male to female)
: Ti tengu caru (female to male)
Creol
: Mi aime jou
Croatian (familiar)
: Ja te volim (used in proper speech)
: Volim te (used in common speech)
Croatian (formal)
: Ja vas volim (used in proper speech)
: Volim vas (used in common speech)
: Ljubim te (in todays useage, "I kiss you", 'lj' pronounced like 'll' in Spanish, one sound, 'ly'ish)
Croatian (old)
: Ljubim te (may still be found in poetry)
Czech
: Miluji te (a downwards pointing arrowhead on top of the 'e' in te, which is pronounced 'ye')
: Miluju te! (colloquial form)
: Ma'm te (velmi) ra'd (male speaker, "I like you (very much)", often used and prefered)
: Ma'm te (velmi) ra'da (female speaker)
Danish
: Jeg elsker dig
Dusun
: Siuhang oku dia
Dutch
: Ik hou van je
: Ik hou van jou
: Ik bemin je (old fashioned)
: Ik bemin jou ( " )
: Ik heb je lief ( " )
: Ik ben verliefd op je ("I am in love with you")
: Ik ben verliefd op jou ( " )
: Ik houd erg veel van jou ("I love you very
: Ik houd erg veel van je much")
: Ik vind je leuk ("I like you")
: Ik vind je aardig ( " )
: Ik vind je heel erg leuk ("I like you very much")
: Ik vind je heel aardig
: Ik zie je graag
: Ik mag jou wel ("I like you")
: Ik mag jou heel graag ("I like you very much")
(the last two are more superficial, thus more suitable for male to male)
Ecuador Quechua
: Canda munani
English
: I love you
: I adore you
: I love thee (used only in Christian context)
Esperanto
: Mi amas vin
Estonian
: Mina armastan sind
: Ma armastan sind
Ethiopian
: Afgreki'
Farsi (old)
: Tora dust mi daram
Farsi
: Tora dost daram ("I love you")
: Asheghetam
: Doostat daram ("I'm in love with you")
: Man asheghetam ("I'm in love with you")
Filipino
: Iniibig kita
: Mahal kita
Finnish (formal)
: Mina" rakastan sinua
: Rakastan sinua
: Mina" pida"n sinusta ("I like you")
Finnish
: (Ma") rakastan sua
: (Ma") tykka"a"n susta ("I like you")
French
: Je t'aime ("I love you")
: Je t'adore ("I love you", stronger meaning between lovers)
: J' t'aime bien ("I like you", meant for friends and family, not for lovers)
French (formal)
: Je vous aime
Gaelic
: Ta gra agam ort
: Moo graugh hoo
Galician/Portuguese
: Eu te amo /Brazilian : Querote
Georgian
: Miqvarhar (familiar)
: Me shen miqvarhar [MEh SHEN MI-(q pronounced between k and g)-VURR-HURR]
: Miqvarharth (more respectful)
: Me thkven miqvarharth [MEh (t in breathing out)-
KVEN MI-(k/g)-VURR-HURR-(the same)]
German (formal)
: Ich liebe Sie (rarely used)
German
: Ich liebe dich
: Ich hab' dich lieb
: Ich hab dich lieb (not so classic and conservative)
German dialects:
Bavarian (Bayrisch)
: I moag di gern
(Bavaria/Bayern)
: I mog di (right answer: "I di a")
: I lieb di
Berlin dialect
: Ick liebe dir (Old, very old)
(Berlinerisch)
: Ick liebe Dich
Berner-Deutsch
: Ig liebe di
Bochumer
: Ich lieb Dich!
Franconian (Fra"nkisch)
: Du gfa"llsd mer fai
(Franconia/Franken)
: Bisd scho mai gouds freggerla (already in a relationship)
: Mid dier ma"cherd ich a amol (sexually touched, ment as a compliment, not litterally)
(the above 3 entries really mean "I like you", a Franke would never say "I love you")
Friesian (Friesisch)
: Ik hou fan dei (sp?)
: Ik hald fan dei
Hessian (Hessisch)
: Isch habb disch libb
Ostfriesisch
: Ick heb di leev
Saarla"ndisch
: Isch hann disch lieb
Saxon (Sa"chsisch)
: Isch liebdsch
Swabian (Schwa"bisch)
: I mog di fei sauma"ssich (Literally "I like you like a pig.")
: I mog di ganz arg (More formal, literally "I like you very much!")
Swiss German
: Ch'ha di ga"rn (Schweizerdeutsch)
Vorarlberg dialect
: I stand total uf di (Vorarlbergerisch)
Greek
: S'ayapo (spoken "s'agapo", 3rd letter is lower case 'gamma')
: Eime eroteumenos mazi sou ("I'm in love with)
: Eime eroteumenos me 'sena(you", male to female)
: Eime eroteumeni mazi sou ("I'm in love with)
: Eime eroteumeni me 'sena (you", female to male)
: Se latrevo ("I adore you")
: Se thelo ("I want you", denotes sexual desire)
Greek (Arhea/Ancient)
: Philo se
Greenlandic
: Asavakit
Gronings
: Ik hol van die
Guarani'
: Rohiyu (ro-hai'-hyu)
Gujrati
: Hoon tane pyar karoochhoon.
: Hoon tuney chaoon chhoon ('n' is nasal, not pronounced)
Hausa
: Ina sonki
Hawaiian
: Aloha wau ia 'oe
: Aloha wau ia 'oe nui loa ("I love you very much")
Hebrew
: Anee ohev otakh (male to female)
: Anee ohevet otkha (female to male)
: Anee ohev otkha (male to male)
: Anee ohevet otakh (female to female)
('kh' pronounced like Spanish 'j', Dutch 'g', or similiar to French 'r')
Hindi
: Mai tumase pyar karata hun (male to female)
: Mai tumase pyar karati hun (female to male)
: Mai tumse pyar karta hoon
: Mai tumse peyar karta hnu
: Mai tumse pyar karta hoo
: Mai tujhe pyaar kartha hoo
: Mae tumko peyar kia
: Main tumse pyar karta hoon
: Main tumse prem karta hoon
: Main tuze pyar karta hoon ('n' is nasal, not pronounced)
Hopi
: Nu' umi unangwa'ta
Hungarian
: Szeretlek
: Te'gedet szeretlek ("It's you I love and no one else")
: Szeretlek te'ged ("It's you I love, you know, you", a reinforcement)
(The above two entries are never heard in a normal context.)
Ibaloi
: Pip-piyan tana
: Pipiyan ta han shili ("I like/love you very much")
Ibo (Igbo)
: A hurum gi nanya
Icelandic
: Eg elska thig (pronounced 'yeg l-ska thig')
Ilocano
: Ay ayating ka
Indonesian
: Saya cinta padamu ('Saya', commonly used)
: Saya cinta kamu ( " )
: Saya kasih saudari ( " )
: Saja kasih saudari ( " )
: Aku tjinta padamu ('Aku', not often used)
: Aku cinta padamu ( " )
: Aku cinta kamu ( " )
Interglossa
: Mi esthe philo tu
Italian
: Ti amo (relationship/lover/spouse)
: Ti voglio bene (between friends)
: Ti voglio (strong sexual meaning, "I want you", refering to other person's body)
Irish
: Taim i' ngra leat
Irish/Gaelic
: t'a gr'a agam dhuit
Japanese
: Kimi o aishiteiru (mostly male to female but can be used female to male)
: Aishiteiru (both male and female use this)
: Chuu shiteyo (literally "Please give me a kiss" mostly female to male)
: Ora, omee no koto ga suki da (very informal, male to female)
: Ore wa omae ga suki da (informal, male to female)
: Sukiyo ("I like you.", informal,female to male)
: Watashi wa anata ga suki desu (literally "I like YOU.", female to male)
: Watashi wa anata o hontooni aishite imasu (formal meaning "I REALLY love you.", female to male)
: A-i-shi-te ma-su(both male and female use this)
: Watakushi-wa anata-o aishimasu (very formal meaning "I will love you.", future tense, female to male)
: Suki desu (used at the first time, like for a start, when you are not yet real lovers, both male and female use this)
Javanese
: Kulo tresno
Kankana
: Laylaydek sik a
Kannada
: Naanu ninnanu preethisuthene
: Naanu ninnanu mohisuthene
Kapampangang
: Kaluguran daka (or Pampangang)
Kekchi
: Nacatinra (pronounced naw-caw-teen-RAW) [thanks to WH for this update]
Kikongo
: Mono ke zola nge (mono ke' zola nge')
Kiswahili
: Nakupenda
: Nakupenda wewe
: Nakupenda malaika ("I love you, (my) angel")
Klingon
: bangwI' SoH ("You are my beloved")
: qamuSHa' ("I love you")
: qamuSHa'qu' ("I love you very much")
: qaparHa' ("I like you")
: qaparHa'qu' ("I like you very much!")
(words are often unnecessary as the thought is most often conveyed nonverbally with special growlings)
Korean
: (Tangsinul) Saranghae ("I love you")
: (Tangsinul) Saranghaeyo (with a little respect)
: (Tangsinul) Saranghamnida ( " )
: Nanun dangsineul saranghamnida ( " )
: Tangsinul
: Tangsinul sarang ha yo ("I love you, dear")
: Dangsinul saranghee yo
: Saranghee
: Nanun dangsineul joahamnida ("I like you")
: Nanun dangsineul mucheok joahamnida ("I like very much")
: Nanun dangsineul mucheok saranghamnida ("I love you very much")
: Nanun geudae joa ("I like him" or "I like her")
: Nanun geudae saranghamnida ("I love him" or "I love her")
: Gdaereul hjanghan naemaeum alji ("You know how much I love him/her")
: Nanun neoreul saranghanda
: Joahaeyo ("I like you")
: Saranghaeyo (more formal)
: Saranghapanida (more respectful)
: Norul sarang hae (male to female in casual relationship)
: Tangshini choayo ("I like you, in a romantic way")
Kpele
: I walikana
Kurdish
: Ez te hezdikhem
Lao
: Khoi hak jao
: Khoi mak jao lai ("I love you very much")
: Khoi hak jao lai ("I like you very much")
: Khoi mak jao (This means "I prefer you", but is used for "I love you".)
Latin
: Te amo
: Vos amo
Latin (old)
: (Ego) Amo te ('Ego', for emphasis)
Latvian
: Es tevi milu (pronounced 'es tevy meelu') ('i in 'milu' has a line over it, a 'long i')
: Es milu tevi (less common)
Lebanese
: Bahibak
Lingala
: Nalingi yo
Lisbon lingo
: Gramo-te bue', chavalinha!
Lithuanian
: Tave myliu (Ta-ve mee-lyu)
: Ash mir lutavah
Lojban
: Mi do prami
Luo
: Aheri
Luxembourgish
: Ech hun dech ga"r
Maa
: Ilolenge
Macedonian
: Te sakam (a little stronger than "I like you")
: Te ljubam ("I really love you")
: Jas te sakam ('j' sounds like 'y' in May)
: Pozdrav ("Greetings")
Madrid lingo
: Me molas, Tronca!
Maiese
: Wa wa
Malay/Indonesian
: Saya cintakan kamu (grammatically correct)
: Saya cinta akan kamu(expanded version of above)
: Saya sayangkan kamu (grammatically correct)
: Saya sayang akan kamu (expanded version)
: Aku cinta pada mu (most direct translation)
: Saya cintakan awak
: Aku cinta pada kau
: Saya cinta pada mu (best, most commonly used)
: Saya sayangkan engkau ('engkau' often shortened
to 'kau', 'engkau' is informal form and should only be used if you know the person _really_well)
: Saya sayang pada mu
: Aku sayangkan engkau
: Saya sayang pada mu
: Aku menyintai mu
: Aku menyayangi mu
: Aku kasih pada mu
: Aku jatuh cinta pada mu
Malayalam
: Ngan ninne snaehikkunnu
: Njyaan ninne' preetikyunnu
: Njyaan ninne' mohikyunnu
Maltese
: Jien inhobbok
Marathi
: Mi tuzya var prem karato
: Me tujhashi prem karto (male to female)
: Me tujhashi prem karte (female to male)
Marshallese
: Yokwe yuk (sort of multi-purpose, like Aloha, literally "Love to you, my friend")
Mohawk
: Konoronhkwa
Mokilese
: Ngoah mweoku kaua
Moroccan
: Kanbhik (both mean the same, but spoken)
: Kanhebek (in different cities)
Nahuatl
: Ni mitz tla-zo-tla (the 'a's are "schwa"s)
Navaho
: Ayor anosh'ni
Ndebele
: Niyakutanda
Norwegian
: Jeg elsker deg (Bokmaal)
: Eg elskar deg (Nynorsk)
Nyanja
: Ninatemba
Op
: Op lopveop yopuop
Osetian
: Aez dae warzyn
Pampangang
: Kaluguran daka (or Kapampangang)
Papiamento
: Mi ta stima'bo
Pig Latin
: Ie ovele ouye
Pilipino
: Mahal kita
: Iniibig kita
Polish
: Kocham cie
: Kocham ciebie
: Ja cie kocham (slang, not commonly used)
Portuguese
: Eu amo-te (pronounced "Eu amu'-tee")
: Estou apaixonado por ti (male to female, "I'm in love with you", pronounced "Esto^ hapa'isho^na'duu puur ti'")
: Estou apaixonada por ti (female to male, "I'm in love with you", pronounced "Esto^hapa'isho^na'daa puur ti'")
: Eu adoro-te ("I adore you.")
: Tu e's o meu amor ("You are my love.")
: Eu gosto de ti ("I like you.")
: Quero-te ("I want you", understood as romantic feelings but may have sexual tones)
: Eu desejo-te ("I desire you", may have sexual tones)
: Eu preciso de ti ("I need you.")
: Eu quero fazer amor contigo ("I want to make love with you.")
Portuguese lingo
: Gramo-te `a brava! ("I love you very much", literally "I love you wildly")
Pulaar
: Mbe de yid ma (mbe: d: yidh ma) (Pronounced as two words, "Mbe deyidma". 'b' and second 'd' have bars through the stems indicating affrication, the ':' indicate minute pauses)
Punjabi
: Main tainu pyar karna
: Mai taunu pyar karda
: Mein nu terey na^l piyaar ay (pronounced: "meinu therei naal piya'rei", th as in bath) ' = stressed syllable
Pushto
: Mung jane' (pronounced: "puxto: mu'ng jane'")
: Pa ta mayan yem
Quenya
: Tye-mela'ne
Raetoromanisch
: Te amo
Romanian
: Te iubesc
: Te ador (stronger)
Russian
: Ya vas lyublyu (old fashioned)
: Ya tyebya lyublyu (best)
: Ya lyublyu vas (old fashioned)
: Ya lyublyu tyebya
Saami
: Mun ra'hkistan du
Samoan
: Ou te alofa outou
: Ou te alofa ia te oe
: Talo'fa ia te oe ("Hello, from me to you")
Sanskrit
: Anurag (a higher love, like the love of music or art)
Scot-Gaelic
: Tha gradh agam ort
Serbian (formal)
: Ja vas volim (used in proper speech)
: Volim vas (used in common speech)
: Ljubim te (in todays useage, "I kiss you", 'lj' pronounced like 'll' in Spanish, one sound, 'ly'ish)
Serbian (familiar)
: Ja te volim (used in proper speech)
: Volim te (used in common speech)
Serbian (old)
: Ljubim te (may still be found in poetry)
Serbocroatian
: Volim te
: Ljubim te
: Ja te volim ('j' sounds like 'y' in May)
Sesotho(Southern Sotho)
: Ke a mo rata
Shona
: Ndinokuda
Sinhala
: Mama oya'ta a'darei
Sioux
: Techihhila
Slovak
: Lubim ta (L pronounced similarly to 'll' in Spanish)
: Mam ta rad (male to female)
: Mam ta rada (female to male)
: Milujem ta (all 't's spoken softly like 'ty')
Slovene
: Ljubim te
Solresol
: do-re mi-la-si do-mi
Spanish
: Te amo
: Te quiero
: Te adoro ("I adore you")
: Te deseo ("I desire you")
: Me antojis ("I crave you")
Srilankan
: Mama oyata arderyi
Swahili
: Nakupenda
: Naku penda (followed by the person's name)
: Ninikupenda
: Dholu'o
Swedish
: Jag a"lskar dig ('dig' pronounced like 'day')
Syrian/Lebanese
: Bhebbek (male to female)
: Bhebbak (female to male)
Tagalog
: Mahal kita
Tahitian
: Ua here au ia oe
: Ua here vau ia oe
Tamil
: Naan unnai kadalikiren
: Nan unnai kathalikaren
: Ni yaanai kaadli karen ("You love me")
: N^an unnaki kathalikkinren ("I love you")
: Nam vi'rmberem
Telugu
: Ninnu premistunnanu
: Neenu ninnu pra'mistu'nnanu
: Nenu ninnu premistunnanu
Tetum
:Ha'u Hadomi O'
Thai (formal)
: Phom rak khun (male to female)
: Phom ruk koon ( " )
: Ch'an rak khun (female to male)
: Chun ruk koon ( " )
Thai
: Khao raak thoe (affectionate, sweet, loving)
Timerio
: 1-80-17
Tswana
: Dumela
Tunisian
: Ha eh bak
Turkish (formal)
: Sizi seviyorum
Turkish
: Seni seviyorum
: Seni begeniyorum ("I adore you") (g has a bar on it)
: Senden ho$laniyorum (Sound of '$' is like 'sh' in English. Must be a point under 'S'. The 'i' must be without a point.)
Twi
: Me dowapaa
Ukrainian
: Ya tebe kokhayu
: Ja tebe kokhaju (real true love)
: Ja vas kokhaju
: Ja pokokhav tebe
: Ja pokokhav vas
Urdu
: Main tumse muhabbat karta hoon
: Mujhe tumse mohabbat hai
: Mujge tumae mahabbat hai
: Kam prem kartahai
: Muje se mu habbat hai
: Mujhe tum se piyaar hai (pronounced: "mujhei' Oo'm se' piya'r ha'e")
: Mujhe tum se muhabbat hai (pronounced: "mujhe'i Oo'm se' mohub:u'th ha'e", th as in bath) ' = stressed syllable, Oo' = o like in bold
Vai
: Na lia
Vdrmldndska
: Du dr gvrgo te mdg
Vietnamese
: Toi yeu em
: Anh ye^u em (male to female, or older to younger, romantic)
: Em ye^u anh (female to male, or younger to older, romantic)
: Con thu+o+ng ba (kid to father)
: Ba thu+o+ng con (father to kid)
: Con thu+o+ng ma' (kid to mother)
: Ma' thu+o+ng con (mother to kid)
: Cha'u thu+o+ng o^ng (grandkid to grandpa)
: O^ng thu+o+ng cha'u (grandpa to grandkid)
: Ba` thu+o+ng cha'u (grandkid to grandma)
: Cha'u thu+o+ng ba` (grandma to grandkid)
: Anh thu+o+ng em (big brother to younger sister or brother)
: Chi. thu+o+ng em (big sister to younger sister or brother)
: Em thu+o+ng anh (younger sister/brother to big brother)
: Em thu+o+ng chi. (younger sister/brother to big sister)
Volapu"k
: La"fob oli
Vulcan
: Wani ra yana ro aisha
Welsh
: Rwy'n dy garu di
: Yr wyf i yn dy garu di (chwi)
Wolof
: Da ma la nope
: Da ma la nop (da ma'lanop)
Yiddish
: Ikh hob dikh lib
: Ich libe dich
: Ich han dich lib
: Kh'hob dikh lib
: Kh'ob dikh holt
: Ikh bin in dir farlibt
Yoruba
: Mo Feran e
Yucatec Maya
: 'in k'aatech (the love of lovers)
: In yakumech
: 'in yabitmech (the love of family, which lovers can also feel; it indicates more a desire to spoil and protect the other person)
Yugoslavian
: Ja te volim
Zazi
: Ezhele hezdege (sp?)
Zulu
: Mena tanda wena
: Ngiyakuthanda!
Zuni
: Tom ho' ichema


Explanation of Accents
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a' -> 'a' with the acute accent (') over it, accent aigu (ASCII code 160)
a" -> 'a' with two dots (Umlaut) (ASCII code 132)
a^ -> elongated vowel (e.g. 2 a's)
a~ -> 'a' with a tilde(~) over it
e^ -> 'e' with a carot(^) over it
e' -> 'e' with the acute accent (') over it (ASCII code 130)
n~ -> 'n' with a tilde(~) over it
o~ -> 'o' with a tilde(~) over it


Explanation of Languages
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Afrikaans -> spoken by people of Dutch heritage in South Africa
Alentejano -> An accented form of Portuguese spoken in the Alentejo region of Portugal (the part of the country south of the river Tagus).
Alsacien -> French/German dialect (live in France, but speak like Germans)
Amharic -> Official language spoken in Ethiopia. Just one of over 80 languages spoken there.
Apache -> North American Indian Nation rangeing from the plains states to the eastern Rocky Mountains and from the Canadian to Mexican borders
Arabic -> language spoken in the Arab countries including but not limited to Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Libya, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, and the region of Palestine.
Ashanti/Akan/Twi-> Ashanti is the most popular and predominate of many dialects spoken in Ghana. The Ghanan language is generally refered to as either Akan or Twi.
Assamese -> language spoken in the state of Assam, India
Bassa -> language spoken in Africa
Batak -> language spoken in the northern Sumatra province of Indonesia
Bavarian -> language spoken in the state of Bavaria, southern Germany (actually a German dialect)
Bemba -> language spoken in Africa
Bengali -> language spoken in the state of West Bengal, India, as well as almost all people of Bangladesh
Betazed -> Spoken in Star Trek on planet Betazed
Bicol -> dialect spoken in the Philippines
Braille -> The alphabet represented by patterns of raised dots. It is 'read' by touch.
Basque -> language spoken in the Basque region of Spain
Cajun -> French dialect spoken by people who migrated from Acadia, Canada, to the Louisiana, USA, area. Acadia is in an Atlantic province.
Catalan -> language spoken in the Barcelona region of Spain
Cebuano -> language spoken in Philipines near the town of Cebu
Central Yup'ik -> language spoken by the indigenous Eskimo people of southwestern Alaska
Cherokee -> North American Indian tribe
Cheyenne -> North American Indian tribe, part of the Apache Nation
Chichewa -> language spoken in Malawi, Central Africa
Chickasaw -> North American Indian tribe (southeastern Oklahoma)
Chinese
Amoy -> language spoken on Taiwan, an island off Fukien Province in southeast China, and Singapore
Cantonese -> language spoken in the region around Guangzhou including Hong Kong and also in Malaysia
Mandarin/ -> The official language of China
Putonghua litterally 'common language' also spoken by native Chinese in Singapore and Malaysia
Wu -> language spoken in Jiangsu Province
Creol -> French dialect spoken by people from Haiti. It is basicly French with a little English and German.
Dusun -> language spoken by the Dusun tribe, one of the largest in North Borneo
Dutch -> language spoken in the Netherlands and the provinces of East- and West-Flanders, Antwerp, Limburg, and Flemmish-Brabant, Belgium
Esperanto -> The International Language. An 'artificial' language.
Farsi -> language spoken in Iran. Dialects of Farsi spoken in Pakistan and Afghanestan. Farsi is sometimes called Persian.
Franconian -> German dialect spoken by the citizens of Franken or Franconia which is part of Bavaria in the area around Nuremberg
French -> language spoken in France, Canada, and the provinces of Luxembourg, Namur, Liege, Hainault, and Brabant- (Brabant of the Walloons), Belgium
Friesian -> language spoken in northern Holland, northern Germany, and in some parts of Denmark (mainly west coast)
Gaelic -> language spoken in Ireland
Galician -> Galicians live in the four Spanish provinces located along the northwest coast of the Iberian Peninsula, but their language zone shades into neighboring areas of Spain and Portugal as well. The four provinces are A Corun~a, Lugo, Ourense, and Pontevedra.
Georgian -> language spoken in Georgia
Gronings -> Dutch dialect
Guarani' -> one of the two official languages in Paraguay
Gujrati -> language spoken in the state of Gujrat, India, and Pakistan
Hakka -> Chinese dialect from Manchuria
Hausa -> language spoken in Nigeria
Hebrew -> language spoken in Israel and by Jewish people
Hindi -> language spoken in the northern states of India
Hopi -> North American Indian tribe (southwest, Arizona)
Ibaloi -> dialect spoken in the Philippines by the Igorot natives, specifically the Ibaloi's
Ilocano -> dialect spoken in the Philippines
Interglossa -> An 'artificial' language invented by Lancelot Hogben, circa 1940.
Kankana -> dialect spoken in the Philippines by the Igorot natives, specifically the Kankana-ey's
Kannada -> language spoken in the state of Karnataka, southern India
Kapampangang -> Filipino dialect (or Pampangang)
Kekchi -> language spoken by 380,000 Mayans in Guatemala, Belize, and El Salvador
Kikongo -> language spoken in Zaire, Africa
Klingon -> Spoken in Star Trek. Proper term for the language is "tlhIngan Hol". The Klingon homeworld is Qo'noS, in English it's Kronos.
Kpele -> language spoken in Africa
Lao -> language spoken in Laos and by the Laotian people living in northern Thailand
Luo -> language spoken in Kenya
Luxembourgish -> language spoken in Luxembourg and in the border areas in Belgium (Arlon), France (Thionville), and Germany. A mixture of French and German, with the emphasis on German.
Maa -> language spoken in Africa
Malayalam -> language spoken in the state of Kerala, India
Maltese -> language spoken on Malta, a small independent island in the Mediterranean Sea south of Italy with around 400,000 inhabitants. Maltese is a mixture of Arabic and Italian mostly.
Mandarin/ -> The official language of China Putunghua
Marathi -> language spoken in the state of Maharastra, India (Bombay is the capital city)
Marshallese -> language spoken on the Marshall Islands
Mohawk -> North American Indian tribe (New England, maybe one of the Seven Nations/Iriquois?)
Mokilese -> language spoken on Mokil and Ponape (Pohnpei)
Moroccan -> language spoken in Morocco, North Africa
Navaho -> North American Indian tribe (southwest)
Ndebele -> language spoken in Zimbabwe
Nyanja -> language spoken in Africa
Papiamento -> language spoken on the island of Aruba
Portuguese -> The official and regular language spoken in Portugal, Brazil, Angola, Mozambique, Sao Tome and Principe, Cape Verde, Macau, Guinea-Bissau, Goa(India), and Galicia(Spain). Also spoken in but not the official language of East Timor, Damao(India), and Diu(India). It is the sixth most spoken language in the world.
Pulaar -> dialect spoken in Senegal by the Fulani people
Punjabi -> language spoken in the state of Punjab, northern India
Quechua -> language spoken by Incan Indians (South America)
Quenya -> Elvish language invented by J. R. R. Tolkien for his books. Notably, "The Lord of the Rings".
Saami -> Language of an indigenous people living in the Northern Scandinavian region of Lapland. Formerly known as Laplanders or Lapps. They have several dialects, but this is the main one, Northern Saami. Their language is related to Finnish.
Sesotho -> language spoken in South Africa (Southern Sotho)
Shona -> language spoken in Zimbabwe
Sinhala -> Language of the non-Tamil (majority) people of Sri Lanka. Also spoken in Ceylon.
Sioux -> North American Indian tribe (upper midwest)
Solresol -> An artificial musical language composed of sequences of notes on the diatonic scale (do, re, mi,...) sung by name for comprehensibility to the tone deaf. The 7 notes could also be mapped into colors so that writing would be a series of colored squares.
South Africa -> There are several official languages listed in the onstitution of South Africa. They are: Afrikanns, English, Ndebele(Sindebele, isiNdebele), saLeboa, Sesotho, Swazi(Siswathi, siSwati), Tsonga(Xitsonga), Setswana, Tshivenda, Venda(Tshivenda), Xhosa(isiXhosa), Zulu(isiZulu), Sepedi.
Spanish -> Language spoken in Spain and Latin America(Mexico, Central and South America) except Brazil. It is the third most spoken language in the world.
Swabian -> One of the German dialects. The literal word 'love' "Schwa"bisch) does not exist in this language.
Swahili -> language spoken by some indigenous tribes of East Africa
Tagalog -> dialect spoken in the Philippines
Tamil -> language spoken in the state of Tamil Nadu, India, and in Sri Lanka(by a low percentage of the people), Singapore, Malaysia, Mauritus
Telugu -> language spoken in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India (eleventh most spoken language in the world)
Tetum -> language spoken in East Timor
Timerio -> An artificial language using only numbers. The idea was that each language has a different word for each concept, so if the concepts were numbered, automatic translation would be possible.
Tswana -> language spoken in Africa
Twi/Akan -> language spoken in Ghana. See also Ashanti.
Urdu -> language spoken in Pakistan and India
Vai -> language spoken in Africa
Vdrmldndska -> language spoken in the Vdrmland(Vaermland), Sweden, region north of Lake Vdnern.The real Vdrmldndska language is spoken to the northwest of Lake Vdnern up to the border of Norway and in northern Vdrmland around the town of Torsby by about 270,000 people, 90,000 of which consider it to be their mother language. It is a mixture of Swedish and Norwegian with some borrowed words from the many Valloonian people who went there to work as engineers in the mining industry during the 17th century.
Volapu"k -> An 'artificial' language invented by August Scheyler, circa 1880.
Vulcan -> Spoken in Star Trek by Mr. Spock and others from the planet Vulcan
Walloon -> literally Welsh(not English Welsh), a little used French dialect with certain German influences spoken in the provinces of Luxembourg, Namur, Liege, Hainault, and Brabant-Walloon(Brabant of the Walloons), Belgium
Wolof -> dialect spoken in Senegal by the Wolof people
Yoruba -> language spoken in West Africa, specifically in Nigeria and bordering countries
Yucatec Maya -> language spoken by indigenous people of the Yucatan peninsula in Mexico
Zazi -> Kurdic dialect
Zuni -> North American Indian tribe


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