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“Hug me” in as many languages as possible. Inspired by this comic from sinfest.net:

sinfest.net

And here we go!

Hug me

Language Hug me Legit Source Notes
English Hug me Native
Spanish Abrázame Native
Mandarin Bao bao Sharon Chen Translates to 'hug hug' which is the way little children ask their parents for hugs.
Cantonese Lahm lahm Yvonne Kong Translates to 'hug hug' which is the way little children ask their parents for hugs, similar to the Mandarin phrase.
Korean Ahn-ah-juh Jae Young Kim
Japanese Daite kure Hiroyuki Ichikawa So Matt (see below) mentioned that this might have implications beyond just 'hugging' in japanese culture.
Japanese 2 Dakishimeru Matt Mo This is supposed to be more accurate semantically in terms of just asking for a 'hug'
Italian Abbracciami Yush Gupta
Hindi Gule melo Yush Gupta
French Faire la bise Phillipe Ajoux This translates to the kiss on the cheek greeting French people do. There's no actual 'hug me' phrase in French. Closest thing would be 'embrassez-moi' which means to caress intimately.
Russian Obnimi menya Yuliya Chekmareva I originally asked a Taxi driver who told me it was 'Day mne ruku' which translates to 'give me your hand'. Yuliya was kind enough to correct such erroneous mistake.

I love you

Language I love you Legit Source Notes
English I love you Native
Spanish Te quiero Native
Mandarin Wo ai ni Sharon Chen
Korean Saranghae Jae Young Kim
Cantonese Wong aye nay Molly Zhang
French Je t'aime Jessica Pan