The sentence "I miss you"

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Spirit of the Forest
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The sentence "I miss you"

Post by Spirit of the Forest » Fri Jun 19, 2015 3:38 pm

Google Translate gives the word "kaipaan" for "I miss". But I'm worried it might not be the word I'm looking for, since in English the word "miss" has multiple meanings.

When I translate just "miss", it results in "neiti", which is a title for a young woman. That is clearly not what I want to say.

I want to say "I miss you" as in I'm sad that you're not here with me, I want you here. How do I say it? Is it really "Minä kaipaan sinua"?



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Re: The sentence "I miss you"

Post by Beep_Boop » Fri Jun 19, 2015 3:58 pm

Mulla on ikävä sua!
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Re: The sentence "I miss you"

Post by 007 » Fri Jun 19, 2015 4:34 pm

Minä kaipaan sinua is ok. Kaipaan sua suits well for colloquial conversation. Other variations are like one already mentioned here.... minulla on ikävä sua and also ikävöin sua.
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Re: The sentence "I miss you"

Post by cssc » Sat Jun 20, 2015 1:34 am

wiktionary.org is a great place to look up words. You can look up the English, & then click on 'translations"


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Re: The sentence "I miss you"

Post by Spirit of the Forest » Mon Jun 22, 2015 5:14 pm

Thanks for the explanations.


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