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suki da yo

English translation: I love you!

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Japanese term or phrase:suki da yo
English translation:I love you!
Entered by: plumeria
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12:27 Apr 27, 2001
Japanese to English translations [Non-PRO]
Japanese term or phrase: suki da yo
speaking
Stetser
I love you!
Explanation:
Although "aishite masu" is the literal
translation for "suki dayo," you hardly
ever hear it in Japan.
It is much more common for native Japanese speakers to say "suki dayo" meaning "I love you."


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plumeria
United States
Local time: 03:58
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4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naI love you!plumeria
naI like ...Pro-Japanese
naI like you/it.ProZ.com Staff


  

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3 mins
I like you/it.


Explanation:
suki da - I like you or it (friendly, not formal)
yo - added for emphasis

Out of context it is not possible to know for sure, but this is probably someone telling another person that they like/are interested in them.

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Local time: 00:58
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 12
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4 mins
I like ...


Explanation:
I like (you, it, that...)


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Canada
Local time: 01:58
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 79
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8 mins
I love you!


Explanation:
Although "aishite masu" is the literal
translation for "suki dayo," you hardly
ever hear it in Japan.
It is much more common for native Japanese speakers to say "suki dayo" meaning "I love you."




plumeria
United States
Local time: 03:58
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