Hebrew Word for Love

I love you in Hebrew

Do you want to impress a Hebrew-speaking lover? Do you want to tell your Israeli partner that you love him/her? Love in Hebrew is so easy!

First off, the Hebrew word for love is “ahava”written this way

אַהֲבָה

This is a noun, and actually feminine word, hence, it has a Heh letter at the end. ה

So, let’s get into more action! Now that   we know ahava in Hebrew let’s talk about verbs. The  verb for love, as in I LOVE YOU, is “ohev”for a man and “ohevet” for a woman. Check this out:

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hebrew-love-poems-bookIf a man wants to say “I love”, he would say “ani ohev” written like this:

אני אוהב

If a woman wants to say “I love”, she would say “ani ohevet” written like this:

אני אוהבת

I love you!

So, after “ani ohev” or “ani ohevet”, you can put anything that you want to say you love, let’s try the most popular phrase in the world world. “I love you” in Hebrew. Let’s see how many forms this phrase could come as:

A man tells a woman he loves her:

Ani ohev otech – אני אוהב אותך

A woman tells a man she loves him

Ani ohevet otcha – אני אוהבת אותך

A man tells a man he loves him (this is apparently for gay couples)

Ani ohev otcha – אני אוהב אותך

A woman tells a woman she loves her (also for gay couples)

ani ohevet otech – אני אוהבת אותך

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