Quick answer
"I love you" is a phrase which is often translated as "te quiero", and "I miss you" is a phrase which is often translated as "te extraño". Learn more about the difference between "I love you" and "I miss you" below.
I love you(
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luhv
 
yu
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used to address one person)
a. te quiero
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
I love you no matter what.Te quiero pase lo que pase.
b. te amo
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Saying "I love you" is a big step in a relationship.Decir "te amo" es un momento importante en una relación.
2. (used to address multiple people)
a. los quiero (plural)
You're my parents and I love you but I have to live my own life.Son mis padres y los quiero pero tengo que vivir mi vida.
b. los amo (plural)
I love you with all my heart, my darlings!¡Los amo de todo corazón, queridos!
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I miss you(
ay
 
mihs
 
yu
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used to address one person)
a. te extraño
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
I miss you; I wish you had stayed.Te extraño; ojalá te hubieras quedado.
b. te echo de menos
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
You left only yesterday and I miss you.Te fuiste ayer y ya te echo de menos.
c. me haces falta
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
I miss you so much it hurts.Me haces tanta falta que me duele.
2. (used to address multiple people)
a. los extraño (plural)
When are you coming back? I miss you so much!¿Cuando vuelven? Los extraño muchísimo!
b. los echo de menos (plural)
I'm glad you're enjoying camp, but I miss you both.Estoy contenta que estén disfrutando del campamento pero los echo a los dos de menos.
c. me hacen falta (plural)
Hello, my doggies! You know how much I miss you when I'm at work.¡Hola, mis perritos! Saben cuánto me hacen falta cuando estoy en el trabajo.
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