25 Bewitching Love Phrases In Albanian

Love Phrases In Albanian

I love you- Unë të dua. Even if you’ve never heard any love phrases in Albanian before, you still get the sense from how they sound that they mean something important. Today we’re going to take you on a romantic exploration of one of the most beautiful languages in Europe.

There is a different version of I love you: Të dashuroj, a longer version of the first. It has three translations: to need, to want, and to love.

So when an Albanian says Unë të dua, they really mean it!

Love Phrases In Albanian

I like youTi më pëlqen(informal)
I like you(ju) më pëlqeni. (formal)
A very beautiful girlNjë vajzë shumë e bukur
Love at first sight.Dashuri me shikim të parë.
Are you married?Jeni e martuar? (female) / Jeni I martuar? (male)
May I kiss youMund Unë puth ty
Are you dating anyone now?A jeni takim dikush tani?
I’m singleJam beqar. (male) / Jam beqare (female)
You mean the world to meTi je e gjithë bota për mua
I can not live without youUnë nuk mund të jetoj pa ty
I’m marriedJam e martuar (female)/ Jam I martuar. (male.)
Hand in handDora në dorë

Culture And Love In Albania

The most powerful Albanian word is dua, but what does this translate to culturally?

When it comes to dating and love, every country is different, and there isn’t a one-size-fits-all generalization you can make about a nation.

That being said, Albania is definitely a more conservative culture. For example, there is a lower divorce rate compared to Western Europe, and women dress a lot more conservatively(as they do in other majority Muslim countries).

What Are Weddings Like In Albania

Albanian weddings are crazy in all the right kinds of ways. Weddings are sometimes week-long affairs that involve everyone in the community, and there are many elaborate rituals between the bride and groom’s families.

Why Are There Guns During Weddings In Albania?

It is common, particularly in rural settings, to fire guns in the air when the bride arrives at the groom’s house. It is a tradition that goes back years and has its roots in Albania’s warrior past. However, perhaps the people who started it couldn’t imagine modern people with their automatic rifles.

Love Phrases in Albanian Gems in Albanian Weddings

Gems In Albanian Weddings?

As discussed elsewhere in the Albanian blog, the number of Albanians living abroad is three times higher than that of people who live in Albania. Nowadays, in the likes of America, you will see combinations of old Albanian traditions and the modern elements of a wedding. For example, the bride and her bridesmaids might start the ceremony wearing veshje e katunit, a traditional Albanian outfit, and then, later on, change into modern wedding gowns.

Veshje e katunit is combined with a jeleka vest made of 24-karat gold thread and adorned with crystals. If there’s one thing about Albanians, it’s that they don’t do things by half measures. That being said, what you spend on the dress and the reception can often be recouped in the gifts you receive from family, friends, and community members.

More Love Phrases in Albanian

More Love Phrases In Albanian

Eager for more vocabulary for your loved one? Check out these love phrases in Albanian that will make him or her swoon. Remember, memorization is not just through reading but speaking out loud!

You are my soulTë kam shpirt
Would you marry me?Pranon të martohesh me mua?
You look beautiful!Dukesh shumë e bukur!
hug mepërqafim mua
to feel sadtë ndjehen të trishtuar
I like your smileMë pëlqen buzëqeshje tuaj
Love conquers allDashuria mposht të gjitha
drive you crazyju përzënë me crazy
You mean the world to meJu do të thotë në botë për mua
Your eyes are beautifulSytë e tu janë të bukur
I love it. What about you?Me pelqen. Po ju?
Roses are red; violets are blue; sugar is sweet, and so are youRoses janë të kuqe; violets janë blu; sheqeri është i ëmbël, dhe kështu jeni ju
My love, how are you?Dashuria ime, si jen?
Love Phrases in Albanian Poetry

Love Poetry In Albania

As a country with such a complicated and sad history, there are some excellent examples of romance and love poetry. The most famous is Lahuta e Malcís or the highland lute. It was first published in 1937 by Gjergj Fishta.

It isn’t a love poem about a girl but rather a love letter to the Albanian nation itself. From its length, 17000 verses, we can presume Gjergj Fishta really loved Albania.

The translated poem opens with:

The Bandits, Help me, God, as you once helped me. Five hundred years are now behind us. Since Albania, the fair was taken.

The Look Of Love, Ling, And The Albanian Language

The engineers and teachers at Ling understand that you cannot just focus on basic vocabulary to learn Albanian phrases. You need to drill deeper. If you learn Albanian with us, three separate units deal with love and romance, not forgetting the chatbot function, which allows you to practice free talk with our AI algorithm. Want to try it now? Download it on the Play Store or App Store and see for yourself.

Luckily, Albanian has the same alphabet as the most common European languages, so you don’t need to practice your writing. Still, when it comes to learning Lao, for example, we have writing practice in the app, which allows you to get used to the new script.

The world is opening back up. So don’t be caught short when you meet the nicest Albanian girl in Tirana on the dancefloor of the city’s coolest nightclub. We have blogs on basic Albanian phrases like please ju lutem, and How cool O sa Mirë, as well as verb forms like to come down të zbresë 

Unë e dua Ling. We hope that you will come over, sign up, and join our Albanian community today. It is the perfect antidote for loneliness.

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