恋人

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Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

恋人

  1. lover; sweetheart

Usage notes[edit]

  • In China mainland, 情人 (qíngrén, lover) usually refers to a partner in an extramarital relationship except in 情人节 (qíngrénjié, Valentine's Day). For a person who loves, 爱人 (àirén, lover) is popular among elder people, while 恋人 (liànrén, lover) is popular among young people.

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
こい
Grade: S
ひと > びと
Grade: 1
kun'yomi

Noun[edit]

恋人 (hiragana こいびと, romaji koibito)

  1. a lover, a sweetheart; a boyfriend, a girlfriend
  2. (tarot): The Lovers; the sixth trump or major arcana card in most traditional Tarot decks.

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