te quiero

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally "I want you" or "I desire you"

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /teˈkjeɾo/, [t̪eˈkjeɾo]

Phrase[edit]

te quiero

  1. I love you; I care about you.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Shows affection, love, or care, and very often with desire. Te quiero is often reserved for one's long-time lover. By contrast, te amo (I love you) is usually said to family members, friends, or the loved one.

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