親愛

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 亲爱
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin qīn'ài
Zhuyin ㄑㄧㄣ ㄞˋ
IPA (key) /t͡ɕʰin⁵⁵ ˀaɪ̯⁵¹/
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Adjective[edit]

親愛 (traditional, Pinyin qīn'ài, simplified 亲爱)

  1. beloved; cherished; dear
    親愛小孩
    qīn'ài de xiǎohái
    beloved child
  2. dear, as used to address someone at the beginning of a letter
    親愛史密斯先生
    qīn'ài de Shǐmìsī xiānsheng
    Dear Mr. Smith

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