What does Iluvu stand for?

I love you

Iluvu is a shortened version of “I love you” that’s often utilized in chats and online interactions. It’s a fusion of a couple of abbreviations (luv and u).

While it can be applied to express non-romantic affection, such as a grandpa showing love towards his grandson, it’s most commonly used in romantic contexts. For instance, a boyfriend can send a message to his girlfriend before she starts her shift, saying “Hope your day goes well, hun. iluvu.” Or, you might text your husband, “Enjoy your night out with the boys, iluvu!”

Among all the ways to express love, Iluvu is one of many abbreviations or acronyms that people use. Other similar expressions include ILY, ILYSM, XOXO, and 143.

Example for using ‘Iluvu’ in a conversation

Hey, I just wanted to say that you mean a lot to me. Iluvu! 😊

Aww, that’s so sweet! Iluvu too! ❀️

I’m so lucky to have you in my life. Iluvu more than words can say. 😘

You’re the best! Iluvu to the moon and back! πŸŒ™πŸ’•