Sentence Examples

  • This would produce the phrase: "Je tu aime," but there is another problem with this phrase, which is that because the pronoun tu ends with a vowel and the verb aimer starts with a vowel, the pronoun tu elides with the verb.
  • While getting the order and the elision right in the simple phrase je t'aime is complicated, modifying the phrase with 'always' is as simple as tagging the French word for 'always' onto the phrase je t'aime.
  • In French, the phrase je t'aime may also be used to indicate deeper affection, so you may want to choose another phrase if you're speaking to someone you think is nice, but you don't want to imply a romantic relationship.
  • For example, to express that you are washing your own hair, you would say: Je me lave les cheveux, whereas to say 'I'm washing YOUR hair', you would say: Je te lave les cheveux.
  • For example, British and American movies often use the phrase je t'aime, or even je t'aime mon amour (I love you, my love) without any need for translation.