How to say ‘I love you’ in Greek

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How to say ‘I love you’ in Greek

Greek people are not shy about how they feel. It is part of their culture to express their love to their friends, family, and partners. Most of the time, this can be done through a hug, a friendly pat, a kiss, a gesture of caring or even a simple smile.

But being a sentimental people, the Greeks also like to communicate their feelings.

What are the most common things Greek use to say I love you?

Σ’ αγαπώ means ´I love you´ in Greek. It can be used on any occasion and is the most direct way to express to your beloved ones your caring feelings. Sweet simple and easy to remember!

Σε λατρέυω means ´I adore you´ in Greek. This is a more enthusiastic phrase used to declare your love in Greek to the most important people in your life.

Σε νοιάζομαι , another sweet phrase meaning ´I care about you’. Still quite affectionate but maybe a bit more toned-down compared to “Σ’ αγαπώ.”

Είσαι στην καρδιά μου literally translated to ´you are in my heart´. This is a sweet way that Greeks use to express that they care deeply for someone. We usually say it for people that we might not be able to see every day but they have made a difference in our lives.

These are the most common expressions you can use to say I love you in Greek. Maybe you can start today by reminding someone that you love them in… Greek.  

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