可愛

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Chinese[edit]

 
can; may; able to; certain(ly); to suit; (particle used for emphasis)
 
to love; affection; to be fond of; to like
trad. (可愛)
simp. (可爱)
Literally: “can be loved; lovable”.

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

可愛

  1. cute; adorable; lovable

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 可愛 (“adorable; lovable; cute”)
Variety Location Words
Mandarin Beijing 可疼可人疼可愛
Taiwan 可愛
Jinan 喜歡人喜人
Xi'an 心疼得人愛
Wuhan 逗人疼逗人喜歡
Chengdu 愛人逗人愛
Yangzhou 討喜
Hefei 心疼人
Cantonese Guangzhou 得人愛得意
Hong Kong 得意
Taishan 得意
Yangjiang 得人愛
Gan Nanchang 討人喜歡
Hakka Meixian 得人惜
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 得人惜卡哇伊
Liudui (S. Sixian) 得人惜卡哇伊
Hsinchu (Hailu) 得人惜卡哇伊
Dongshi (Dabu) 得人惜卡哇伊
Taiwanese Raoping 得人惜卡哇伊
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 得人惜卡哇伊
Jin Taiyuan 粘人惜人奇特
Min Bei Jian'ou 好惜
Min Dong Fuzhou 好疼
Min Nan Quanzhou 得人疼古錐
Xiamen 得人疼古錐古傑
Zhangzhou 得人疼得人惜古錐
Taipei 得人疼得人惜古錐
Malaysia 趣味
Chaozhou 好惜
Wu Suzhou 討人喜歡
Wenzhou 有趣有趣相
Xiang Changsha 逗人愛帶愛相愛人
Shuangfeng 帶愛相

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (可愛):

See also[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Adjective[edit]

可愛

  1. Hán tự form of khả ái, “lovable, likable, nice”