Today is first day of Chinese New Year (the year of the golden tiger begins) for all Chinese and also Valentine's Day for the rest of the world. So, other than uttering Gongxi Facai (恭喜发财) in Mandarin & Gong Hei Fat Choi in Cantonese, the words for lovers are Wo Ai Ni (我爱你) in Chinese. That's Je t'aime in French :-) Now, the newest trend is to learn Chinese. I've seen and met a great many students who come from across the world to learn Mandarin in Beijing, … more
Learn it young if you intend to, or else it'll turn into a pain in the xxxx ! Once you learn to enjoy it, it's full of poetry and mystery. A language befitting of a great civilization. Something ancient and yet fully in use by 1 over billion people! Amazing!