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How To Say "I Love You" In The Various Nigerian Languages by Un1quE(f): 12:38pm On Mar 20, 2006
The Man I'm dating is from Lagos, can somebody please tell me how I can say I love him In Nigerian,

Ehhh thankyou in advance!
Re: How To Say "I Love You" In The Various Nigerian Languages by Seun(m): 12:51pm On Mar 20, 2006
It depends on what ethnic group your boyfriend is from; the official language is English but we have many tribes (Igbo, Hausa, Yoruba, Fulani, etc).
Re: How To Say "I Love You" In The Various Nigerian Languages by otokx(m): 9:18pm On Mar 20, 2006
just say it.
Re: How To Say "I Love You" In The Various Nigerian Languages by Hotstepper(f): 12:11am On Mar 21, 2006
hmm IGBOS would say A fu gi anaya, say this to whoever (you are my life, my love and my destiney) IN IGBO ITS, E BU NDUM, IFUNANYAM AND AKARAKAM, so romantic embarassed

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Re: How To Say "I Love You" In The Various Nigerian Languages by Zahymaka(m): 1:51am On Mar 21, 2006
You sound [type] like you're not a Nigerian. There is no language called "Nigerian" -- in fact there are more than 250 unique languages in Nigeria [according to the last National Geographic count]. Maybe you should find out what tribe he's from or just post his name and/or surname here so that we have an idea of where he's from --- that is, if you want to surprise him.

Bear in mind that most Nigerian languages are not pronounced the way they look on paper [or screen] so someone mighthave to volunteer a voice recording for you to hone your skills.

By the way, I commend you -- you must really love your man very much to try to tell him you love him in his language [I think that's very romantic]. If you don't know how to pronounce it, just write it down and maybe in one of your private moments show it to him and ask him to help you pronounce it. He'll catch on quickly and love you for making the effort. I'm sure he'll be glad to teach you!
Re: How To Say "I Love You" In The Various Nigerian Languages by omogenaija(f): 1:38am On Jun 06, 2006
in yoruba , its mo ni ife e. (i think)
Re: How To Say "I Love You" In The Various Nigerian Languages by jgirl3: 2:15am On Jun 06, 2006
yeah - mo ni fe e
Re: How To Say "I Love You" In The Various Nigerian Languages by dremoney(m): 2:30pm On May 17, 2007
slap him
Re: How To Say "I Love You" In The Various Nigerian Languages by inze(m): 2:42pm On May 17, 2007
I wonder how it will sound-like coming out of your mouth, you don't know how to say it in the simplest form how then will you say it the Nigerian languages. Simply tell him in the best way you can, that is what makes you different from others that have been telling him such.

Anyway and anyhow, whichever comes first, i wish you well.
Re: How To Say "I Love You" In The Various Nigerian Languages by kemoade(f): 3:07pm On May 17, 2007
if it is in yoruba tell mo ni ife re tan kan tan kan.
english l love u
lgbo a fum gi nanya
hausa in na son ki
best of luck
Re: How To Say "I Love You" In The Various Nigerian Languages by puker(m): 4:03pm On May 17, 2007
I dont think it is the language you are asking. cause there are so many here. Find a way to his heart and eat it.
Re: How To Say "I Love You" In The Various Nigerian Languages by lauryn(f): 7:43pm On May 17, 2007
dremoney:

slap him

what da flipp? grin grin grin grin grin grin
Re: How To Say "I Love You" In The Various Nigerian Languages by dremoney(m): 9:37am On May 18, 2007
lauryn:

what da flipp? grin grin grin grin grin grin

cheesy
Re: How To Say "I Love You" In The Various Nigerian Languages by oreofemi(f): 5:39pm On May 21, 2007
Tell the person sweet names like honey,sweetheart and stuff like that ,although those names are common but the person that are called these names will admire you,and from there you get along with each other.
Re: How To Say "I Love You" In The Various Nigerian Languages by dremoney(m): 12:54pm On May 22, 2007
oreofemi:

Tell the person sweet names like honey,sweetheart and stuff like that ,although those names are common but the person that are called these names will admire you,and from there you get along with each other.

hmmmn (laughsssssssss).

u sincerely think it works!!!

dont u?

sory o.
Re: How To Say "I Love You" In The Various Nigerian Languages by na2day2(m): 6:31am On Sep 03, 2007
there is no such thing as girls telling their man i love u in any nigerian language, never was and never will be, it is the guys that say stuff like, "nne, di very beautiful, chei! God did a very good work on u, biko wont u be my one and only, the only sugar in my tea (by the way, tea sef don dey cost) etc grin
Re: How To Say "I Love You" In The Various Nigerian Languages by KnowAll(m): 11:48am On Sep 03, 2007
in ondo - mo fe do e,
Re: How To Say "I Love You" In The Various Nigerian Languages by omogenaija(f): 5:00pm On Sep 03, 2007
KnowAll:

in ondo - mo fe do e,

shocked shocked @ poster dont say that one
Re: How To Say "I Love You" In The Various Nigerian Languages by iyaaje(m): 1:36am On Sep 04, 2007
omogenaija:

shocked shocked @ poster don't say that one
why not?abi you are from OHUN DO grin
Re: How To Say "I Love You" In The Various Nigerian Languages by Bosdem(f): 3:22pm On Sep 14, 2007
Mo ni ife re
Re: How To Say "I Love You" In The Various Nigerian Languages by younghoodi(m): 4:05pm On Sep 14, 2007
in na son ki
Re: How To Say "I Love You" In The Various Nigerian Languages by oziomatv(m): 5:52pm On Jan 01, 2008
Just use heavy slap that follows with a kiss to wake him up
      if he ask just say
              O bu ife ifunanya na akpata
                   that's what love brings.
Re: How To Say "I Love You" In The Various Nigerian Languages by Nobody: 5:55pm On Jan 01, 2008
"mo fe bi awon omo e" shocked shocked grin

"I love you"

"mo ni ife e"

"ife mi"
Re: How To Say "I Love You" In The Various Nigerian Languages by dtwsola(m): 6:33pm On Jan 01, 2008
I've never heard of any language called Nigerian. shocked Please let me know too when you find out.
Re: How To Say "I Love You" In The Various Nigerian Languages by hector(m): 12:30pm On Jan 02, 2008
in akwa ibom u will say- ami mmuma fien, is that not cool
Re: How To Say "I Love You" In The Various Nigerian Languages by C2H5OH(f): 3:19am On Jun 03, 2009
nigerian is not a language my friend.
Re: How To Say "I Love You" In The Various Nigerian Languages by Badriyyah(f): 10:20am On Jun 03, 2009
I find it odd that you're dating a Nigerian, And think Nigerian is a language, When you know he is from lagos, But that's just me O.
Re: How To Say "I Love You" In The Various Nigerian Languages by chamotex(m): 1:24am On Aug 19, 2009
"Je kama do rawa"
Re: How To Say "I Love You" In The Various Nigerian Languages by C2H5OH(f): 3:59am On Aug 19, 2009
chamotex:

"Je kama do rawa"
lmfao DIES twice
Re: How To Say "I Love You" In The Various Nigerian Languages by davidif(m): 5:21am On Aug 19, 2009
There is no such language as "Nigerian".
Re: How To Say "I Love You" In The Various Nigerian Languages by Pweety4me: 2:15am On Sep 09, 2009
*Sings lovu lovu*[sup][/sup]
Re: How To Say "I Love You" In The Various Nigerian Languages by IYANGBALI: 7:59pm On Sep 09, 2009
in yoruba you will say wa do mi da da or toko bomi nidi

in hausa it is du Allah kaba ni bura

while in igbo it is ka mbi ka bia grin grin grin
chamotex:

"Je kama do rawa"
this is another beautiful way of saying it
toyinrayo:

"mo fe bi awon omo e" shocked shocked grin

"I love you"

"mo ni ife e"

"ife mi"



no mind this poster all these things she wrote means something bad/terrible and if you say them to your man that would be the end of your relationship
KnowAll:

in ondo - mo fe do e,
this one too is very romantic so pls try it

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