Dating in Japanese
How do you say I love you in Japanese? How do you tell someone you just want to be friends? After this free audio lesson you’ll know lots of important words for dating in Japanese – after all, you don’t always know when those special (and not so special) moments might occur!
Pronunciation help for dating in Chinese
それ は あんまり すき で は ない です
Sore wa anmari suki de wa nai desu.
I don't like that very much.
I love you in Japanese
What do you do when you meet someone and you realize that you are falling in love? Here are some phrases you might want to use…
Though one of the most popular phrases in any language is “I love you”, Japanese rarely express their love in words. Some Japanese have never used the word “aishite imasu” in their life! When they do put their feelings into words, it is generally preferred to use the phrase “suki desu.”
If you want to confess your love to someone, just say:
Hopefully the answer will be…
You can ask someone out for a date by saying one of the following phrases…
あなた の こと を もっと しりたい です
Anata no koto o motto shiritai desu.
I would like to know more about you...
あなた を ゆうしょく / ディナー に しょうたい したい の です が
あなたを夕食 / ディナーに招待したいのですが
Anata o yūshoku / dinā ni shōtai shitai no desu ga...
I would like to take you out for dinner...
If the date went successful you might want to say…
Some more useful phrases when dating the man or woman of your dreams...
きれい だよ / すてき よ / かっこいい よ
綺麗だよ / 素敵よ / かっこいいよ
Kirei dayo (man to woman) / Suteki yo (woman to man) /Kakkoī yo (woman to man)
You look great!
If you are going out with someone who is not exactly what you were hoping for you could say…
あなたは わたし の タイプ では ない です
Anata wa watashi no taipu dewa nai desu.
You are not my type.