Why stick to English when there are so many diverse languages to convey your love for your partner? Here are 15 romantic foreign phrases.
Folk wisdom might say that actions speak louder than words. However, let’s admit it: we want to hear our significant others say those words meant for us, no matter how cheesy or overrated they may be. Maybe because words carry a certain weight and significance that gestures just cannot deliver.
Words can be written down, committed to memory, published, and said over and over again–to the dismay of your drinking buddies. Professing admiration requires something more succinct and meaningful, and that something is a small string of words that we’ll never get tired of hearing.
With over a million words in its vocabulary, the English language somehow still falls short when it comes to telling the girl at the other end of the bar that you would like to spend the rest of your life with her. We’ve come to a point in time where dropping the L word has become boring; there are intangible concepts of romance that you can describe but can’t find a word for… even if you spend the whole day rummaging through your Webster’s Dictionary.
Romantic phrases from around the globe
There are some foreign languages that possess the right words to help you articulate your affection and get lucky for the night. Check out these phrases, and polish your mysterious, cultured-intellectual persona for your next date. Who knows when you might need to impress the pretty foreign lady at the party with your superb language skills, right?