How exactly do you say will you marry me in Italian?
If you have found an Italian anima gemella, soul mate, and are planning on making a creative marriage proposal, why not do so in Italian? It’s a beautiful-sounding language and it will make your proposal even more romantic.
As you will see in this lesson, there’s a stereotypical way to say will you marry me in Italian, and then there are infinitely creative ways to profess your love.
We’ll also see some useful words you might come across when chatting about marriage in Italy.
By the end of this lesson, you will have everything you need to make the ultimate marriage proposal in Italian.
Let’s get started! Iniziamo!
Most stereotypical way to ask will you marry me in Italian
Vuoi sposarmi? and Mi vuoi sposare? are the most common and stereotypical marriage proposals you can say.
Pronunciation: voo-oh-ee spoh-sar-mee?
Do you want to marry me?
Pronunciation: mee voo-oh-ee spoh-sah-reh?
Mi vuoi sposare?
Do you want to marry me?
The literal translation for Will you marry me? in Italian would be Mi sposerai?, because it’s a future tense, but that doesn’t sound natural in Italian. If you want to go down the classic route of countless cheesy romantic movies, stick to the above expressions.
Don’t forget to buy an anello di fidanzamento, an engagement ring!
Anello di fidanzamento
Literally: ring of engagement
If you have ever seen the movie Forrest Gump, you will remember the scene where Forrest proposes to Jenny.
In the Italian dubbing of the movie, you will hear Vuoi sposarmi, Jenny?. Will you marry me, Jenny?
If you want to sound more creative and original, there are a number of less conventional ways to say will you marry me in Italian. Let’s look at a few.
More creative ways to ask will you marry me in Italian
Couples in love often express their love to each other. You can start your proposal with the evergreen phrase I love you, ti amo.
Pronunciation: tee ah-moh
Ti amo. Vuoi sposarmi?
I love you. Will you marry me?
Ti amo comes from the verb amare, which means to love. Did you know that amare rhymes with cuore, heart? These two words lend themselves to many different uses in Italian love poems! 😉
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If you want to spice up your proposal with a sprinkling of flowery language, here are some insights for you:
Voglio passare il resto della mia vita con te.
I want to spend the rest of my life with you.
Non riesco a immaginare un futuro senza di te.
I cannot imagine a future without you.
Conoscerti è la cosa più bella che mi sia mai capitata.
Meeting you is the best thing that ever happened to me.
Ti amo più di qualsiasi cosa al mondo.
I love you more than anything in the world.
The aftermath of Vuoi sposarmi?
You did it. You finally got up the courage to ask your soul mate will you marry me in Italian. Congratulazioni! Congrats!
What will happen then? If everything goes well, tears will fall from their eyes and they’ll say…
Sì, lo voglio!
Literally: Yes, I want to!
And after a rich cerimonia nuziale, wedding ceremony, you will stay in love happily ever after. Per sempre felici e contenti. 🙂
Now that you know how to say will you marry me in Italian, and you’re planning on proposing to your significant other, let me know how it goes (hopefully it’s a YES!) with a comment!
Title: Italian All-in-One For Dummies
Language: English / Italian
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