Declaring Your Love in Tagalog

Mahal kita.
I love you.
(general, most common)


Iniibig kita.
I love you.
(dramatic, only for lovers)

Ikaw ang lahat sa akin.
You are everything to me.

Sinasamba kita.
I worship you.

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Top 10 Romantic Tagalog Phrases for Filipinas

Want to impress your Filipina girlfriend or wife?

Make an effort to learn a few romantic words and phrases in Tagalog!

Mahal kita. = I love you.

This is the most common way of saying ‘I Love You.’ This phrase can be used with anyone, from your grandfather (Mahal kita, Lolo) to your child (Mahal kita, Anak).

Iniibig kita. = I love you.

This is a very dramatic way of declaring your love for someone. A bit old-fashioned, but it’s the sort of phrase you use with an object of romantic affections.

Miss kita. = I miss you.

Filipinos have incorporated a lot of English words into their vocabulary, including the verb for missing someone’s presence. If you really, really miss someone, you can say either one of the following sentences:

Miss kita talaga. = I really miss you.

Miss na miss kita. = I really miss you.

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‘Will You Marry Me?’

The Tagalog word for ‘marry’ or ‘marriage’ is

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Speak Tagalog in Relationships

Na-miss kita.
I missed you.


Galit ka ba?
Are you angry?

Nagseselos ka ba?
Are you jealous?

Na-miss mo ba ako?
Did you miss me?

Ang romantiko mo naman!
My, you’re romantic.

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Asking for a Kiss in Tagalog

Halikan mo ako.
Kiss me.

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Give Compliments in Tagalog

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Flirting in Tagalog

The Tagalog word for a woman’s ‘flirtation’ is alembong.

Here are a few nice and simple Tagalog words and phrases you can use on the person you’ve got eyes on. 🙂

Magandang umaga.
Good morning.

Ang ganda ng panahon, no?
Isn’t the weather nice?

Ano ang pangalan mo?
What’s your name?

Saan ka nakatira?
Where do you live?

Puwede ba kitang tawagan?
May I call you?

Tawagan mo ako.
Call me.

Ang ganda mo!
You’re so beautiful.

Ang guwapo!
So handsome.

Ang bango mo.
You smell nice.

Ang ganda ng buhok mo.
Your hair’s beautiful.

Ang ganda ng suot mo.
You’re dressed nice.

Ang ganda ng kutis mo.
Your skin is beautiful.

Sobrang init!
My, it’s hot.

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‘Forgive Me’ in Tagalog

The Tagalog word for ‘forgiveness’ is patawad.

In casual situations, Filipinos use the English expression Sori.

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