How to Say “My Love” in French

Referring to your partner as “my love” in French is a common way to express to someone that you love them. In the French language, the phrase “my love” is considered masculine, and is normally said by women when addressing men.[1]


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    Say “mon amour,” which literally means “my love. Mon amour is pronounced “mohn-ah-moor,” with the letter “r” almost silent.[2]
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    Say “mon amour” in place of your partner’s name when addressing him, or use “mon amour” in a sentence to describe your feelings. For example, say “Tu es mon amour,” which is pronounced “too-eh-mohn-ah-moor” and means “You are my love,” or say “Mon amour pour toi est éternel,” which is pronounced “Mohn ah-moor poor twah et ay-tair-nell” and means “My love for you is eternal.”[3]

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