暖かい

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 6

Etymology 1[edit]

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暖かい (-i inflection, hiragana あたたかい, romaji atatakai)

  1. warm
Usage notes[edit]

暖かい and 温かい both mean “warm”: 暖かい is used to mean “surrounding warmth”, primarily the temperature, but also a warm and cozy sweater or futon (as opposed to one that is physically hot, such as from the dryer or heated by an electric blanket). By contrast, 温かい is used to describe objects and feelings.

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Adjective[edit]

暖かい (-i inflection, hiragana あったかい, romaji attakai)

  1. (informal) warm
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