相合傘

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
あい
Grade: 3
あい
Grade: 2
かさ > がさ
Grade: S

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

相合傘 (hiragana あいあいがさ, romaji aiaigasa)

  1. Sharing an umbrella, especially in a romantic situation.
    相合傘 (あいあいがさ)散歩 (さんぽ)している二人 (ふたり) (むこ)うに ()えます。
    Aiaigasa de sanpo shiteiru futari ga mukō ni miemasu.
    You can see a couple walking together under an umbrella over there.
  2. A slang term to indicate that two people are going out together.
    その二人 (ふたり)はもう相合傘 (あいあいがさ)だわ。
    sono futari wa mō aiaigasa da wa.
    Those two are already sharing an umbrella, don't you know.

Usage notes[edit]

相合傘 has a strong romantic implication, which stems from the fact that it is a play on words. The first two characters are pronounced あい, which is homonymic of the word (あい, ai), which means love, and thus the connotation is that both people under the umbrella are in love.

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