Word of the Week x 27

In the spirit of Valentine’s day, how do you say “I love you” in the 27 languages of the Asian countries? (The languages included are the most commonly spoken dialects of each country.)

1) Bangladesh = Bengali = “Ami tomake bhalobashi”
2) Bhutan = Dzongkha = “nga gi che lu ga”
3) Brunei = Melayu = “saya sayang awak”
4) Cambodia = Cambodian = “bong sra-lun oun na”
5) China = Mandarine = “wo ai ni”
6) India = Hindi = “Mãĩ tumse pyār kartā hū̃”
7) Indonesia = Indonesian = “aku cinta kamu”
8 ) Japan = Japanese = “aishite imasu”
9) Kazakhstan = Kazakh = “Men seny jaksy kuremyn”
10) North Korea = “Tangsinul sarang ha yo”
11) South Korea = “Tangsinul sarang ha yo”
12) Kyrgyzstan = Kyrgyz = “Men seni syuem”
13) Laos = Lao = “Khoi huk chau”
14) Malaysia = Malaysian = “Saya cintamu”
15) Maldives = Maldives = “Aharen Kalaa Dhekeh Loabivey”
16) Mongolia = Khalka = “Bi chamd khairtai”
17) Myanmar = Burma = “Nga nint ko chit dae”
18) Nepal = Nepali = “Ma timlai maya/prem garchu”
19) Philippines = Tagalog = “Mahal kita”
20) Singapore = Mandarian = “Wo ai ni”
21) Sri Lanka = Sinhala = “mama oyata adarei”
22) Taiwan = Mandarian = “Wo ai ni”
23) Tajikistan = Tajik = “Yzym ty chevge”
24) Thailand = Thai = “Phom Rak Khun”
25) Turkmenistan = Turkmen = “seni söýärin”
26) Uzbekistan = Uzbek = “Men seni sevaman”
27) Vietnam = Vietnamese = “Anh ye^u em”

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