Irish Love Sayings
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
|Munster||Gráim thú||/graw-im hoo/|
|Ulster||Gráim thú||/graa-im hoo/|
|Connacht||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.
|Munster||mo chuisle||/muh khish-la/|
|Connacht||mo chuisle||/muh khish-la/|
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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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I'm in love with you
táim i ngrá leat
Tá tú go h-álainn
I miss you
My pulse, my heart
A chuisle, a chroí
Will you marry me?
An bpósfaidh tú mé?
love of my heart
grá mo chroí
with love forever
le grá go deo
my eternal love
go deo na ndeor
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