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I love you.

Dutch translation: Ik hou van jou

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English term or phrase:I love you.
Dutch translation:Ik hou van jou
Entered by: Thijs van Dorssen
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19:21 Nov 13, 2001
English to Dutch translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: I love you.
To express feelings of love towards another.
Tricia
Ik hou van jou
Explanation:
This is the standard expression in Dutch.

It is pronounced as:

ick (as in pick up)

how (as in how do you do)

vahn (The "a" as in the UK pronounciation of master or dance)

yow (as the rappers say)


There are alternatives of course but this THE thing to say.
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Thijs van Dorssen
Local time: 07:57
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4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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5 +4Ik hou van jou
Thijs van Dorssen


  

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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +4
Ik hou van jou


Explanation:
This is the standard expression in Dutch.

It is pronounced as:

ick (as in pick up)

how (as in how do you do)

vahn (The "a" as in the UK pronounciation of master or dance)

yow (as the rappers say)


There are alternatives of course but this THE thing to say.


    No references needed
Thijs van Dorssen
Local time: 07:57
PRO pts in pair: 43
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Sandra van Bijsterveld: Yes, or Ik hou van je (less stress on "you")
2 mins
  -> Goeie morgen, ben het met je eens. Thanks!

agree  Fernando Muela
2 mins
  -> Good morning, thanks!

agree  xxxtasman
4 hrs
  -> Thanks!

agree  Jacki
16 hrs
  -> Merci Jacki!
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