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How To Say I love You in Africa

"I love You" in African Languages

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How to say "I love you" in Africa is sorted per country. Since there are thousands of languages spoken in Africa, I've had to narrow down the choices quite a bit. E-mail me if you think I've left out an important language and I'll be happy to include it!

How to say "I love you" in...

Angola
Portuguese: Eu amo-te

Botswana
Setswana: Ke a go rata
English: I love you

Burkina Faso
French: Je t'aime
Dioula: m'bi fê

Cameroon
French: Je t'aime
English: I love you (in the west of Cameroon)

Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
French: Je t'aime
Dioula: m'bi fê

Egypt
Arabic: Ana Behibak (to a male) Ana Behibek (to a female)
English: I love you

Ethiopia
Amharic: Afekrishalehou
English: I love you

Gabon
French: Je t'aime

Ghana
Twi: Me dowapaa
Hausa: Ina sonki (spoken in northern Ghana)
English: I love you

Kenya
Swahili: Nakupenda
English: I love you

Lesotho
South Sotho: Ke a mo rata
English: I love you

Libya
Arabic: Ana Behibak (to a male) Ana Behibek (to a female)

Madagascar
Malagasy: tiako ianao
French: Je t'aime

Malawi
Chichewa: Ndimakukonda
English: I love you

Mali
French: Je t'aime
Bambara: né bi fè

Mauritania
Arabic: Ana Behibak (to a male) Ana Behibek (to a female)

Morocco
Arabic: Ana Behibak (to a male) Ana Behibek (to a female)
French: Je t'aime

Mozambique
Portuguese: Eu amo-te

Namibia
Damara/Nama: INam tsi ta ge a (from Female to Male) INam si ta ge a (From Male to Female)
Herero: Mbeku suvera
Oshivambo: Ondiku hole
Afrikaans: Ek is lief vir jou
German: Ich liebe dich
English: I love you

Nigeria
Hausa: Ina sonki
Igbo: A hurum gi nanya(southeastern Nigeria)
Yoruba: Mo ni ife re
English: I love you
French: Je t'aime

Rwanda
French: Je t'aime

Senegal
French: Je t'aime
Wolof:Da ma la nope

Sierra Leone
Krio: Ar lek you

South Africa
Zulu: Ngiyakuthanda
Xhosa: ndiya kuthanda
Xitsonga/ Shangaan: Na kurhandza
Afrikaans: Ek is lief vir jou
English: I love you

Sudan
Arabic: Ana Behibak (to a male) Ana Behibek (to a female)

Swaziland
Swati: Ngiyakutsandza
English: I love you

Tanzania
Swahili: Nakupenda
English: I love you

Togo
French: Je t'aime

Tunisia
French: Je t'aime
Arabic: Ana Behibak (to a male) Ana Behibek (to a female)

Uganda
Swahili: Nakupenda
Luganda: Nkwagala
English: I love you

Zambia
English: I love you
Nyanja: Ni kukonda
Bemba: Nali kutemwa

Zimbabwe
English: I love you
Shona: Ndinokuda
Ndebele: Ngiyakuthanda

Sources:
I love you - Marriage.About.com
Romance FAQ's
Freelang.com -- Expressions

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