Given our attachment to this ancient language of Ireland, there's no wonder that
so many people want to know how to say "I love you" in Irish! Saying it in this
beautiful language will mean so much more to the person you love. Much Irish language
poetry perfects the expressions of love from one person to another. These Irish Gaelic love phrases
should help you express that to your special somebody. If you look wider at the country's culture, you will also find
Irish love expressed in songs and balads, in which you'll often here of unrequited love.
I love you
Is tú mo ghrá
/Iss two muh guhraw/
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Is tú mo ghrá is a more proper way to say I love you. "Gráim thú" is not a traditional way of expressing it.
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"Mo chuisle" literally means "My pulse", but can mean "My love" or "My darling".
It's an Irish term of endearment taken from the original phrase "A chuisle mo chroí", or "Pulse of my heart". You could also say "Mo chuisle mo chroí", which would be "My pulse of my heart".
When speaking directly to the person, use "A chuisle". When speaking about them say "Mo chuisle".
The movie Million Dollar Baby incorrectly spells "Mo chuisle" as "Mo cuishle".
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Irish word for love.
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