Indeed, all the world’s a stage and the role we all aspire to play is the one who is loved and is giving love. We cannot contest the idea that it is the greatest feeling in the world. In fact, love allows you to feel several emotions all at once, which makes it a unique roller coaster ride. In today’s article, we will walk you through some of the greatest Tagalog love phrases that can support you as you express romantic declarations in the native language of your special one.
If you want his or her heart to skip a beat, let’s dig into our kilig (Tagalog word for being excited about a romantic experience) list of expressions!
Who wouldn’t want to feel the exhilarating rush of excitement and joy when you finally hear the words “mahal kita” from someone you love?
You see, with the number of people all over the world, it is very much possible that the one you are destined to be with will not hail from the same country where you come from. Maybe he or she will be a few miles out or even on the other side of the globe. But regardless of the distance, love knows no boundaries. And for us language enthusiasts, we do not find it surprising if you want to make an effort to learn a whole new language to impress your special one. And if that person is a Filipino, we got you covered!
When the time comes, and you finally feel ready to profess your feelings, check out our foolproof list of romantic phrases that are guaranteed to sound native for extra “pogi points” (Tagalog version for the humorous phrase “brownie points”).
Mahal kita (Common) / Iniibig kita (Poetic)
Translation: I love you
Translation: I like you
Gagawin ko ang lahat para sa’yo
Translation: I will do everything for you
May gusto ako sa’yo
Translation: I have a crush on you
Nandito lang ako para sa’yo
Translation: I am always here for you
Translation: I need you
Ikaw lang ang gusto ko
Translation: It is only you who I like
Kulang ako kung wala ka
Translation: I am not complete without you
Translation: I will take care of you
Gusto kong tumanda kasama ka
Translation: I want to grow old with you
Mamahalin kita habang buhay
Translation: I will love you forever
Cannot seem to find the right descriptive words to show how much your partner means to you? We bet we have the best selection of Tagalog love phrases just for that! Review our shortlist below and make sure you say it to your partner from time to time.
Sa’yo lang umiikot ang mundo ko
Translation: My world revolves around you
Ikaw ang lahat sa akin
Translation: You are my everything
Ikaw lang ang kailangan ko
Translation: You are all I need
Ikaw ang dahilan kung bakit ako masaya
Translation: You are the reason why I am happy
Binago mo ang buhay ko
Translation: You changed my life
Kulang ang buhay ko kung wala ka
Translation: My life is incomplete without you
Kulang ang araw ko kung wala ka
Translation: My day is incomplete without you
Binago ako ng pagmamahal mo
Translation: Your love changed me
Napaka swerte ko sa’yo
Translation: I am very lucky to have you
Aside from saying “miss na kita”, there is a whole level of Tagalog phrases you need to unlock!
Have you ever heard of the line “appearance blinds, whereas words reveal”? Experts in the field of relationships believe that words are integral for strengthening the bond between partners. In fact, according to Gary Chapman, there are people whose primary love language is words of affirmation. In this case, words can mean a lot to them, which is why you need to memorize this shortlist of easy Tagalog love phrases perfect for your long-distance relationship.
|You are always in my mind||Lagi kang nasa isip ko|
|I wish you were here||Sana kapiling kita / sana nandito ka|
|You are the best gift||Ikaw ang pinaka magandang regalo|
|I love you for who you are||Mahal kita kung ano ka|
|I am honest with you||Ako’y tapat sa’yo|
|You are the answer to my prayers||Ikaw ang sagot sa aking mga dalangin|
|See you in my dreams||Magkita tayo sa panaginip ko|
|You are the complete package||Nasa’yo na ang lahat|
|You excite me||Kinikilig ako sayo|
|I want to be there with you||Gusto kitang makasama diyan|
|I can’t believe you are mine||Hindi ako makapaniwalang akin ka|
As we end this article, we hope that our expertise was able to help you in finding the right words to say to your Filipino partner. If you enjoyed this post, feel free to share it on social media and help us spread these sugar-coated lines to your friends. Who knows, you might just find love in the Philippines?
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