恋愛

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See also: 恋爱 and 戀愛

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
れん
Grade: S
あい
Grade: 4
on’yomi
Alternative spelling
戀愛 (kyūjitai)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese 戀愛 (MC ljwenH 'ojH).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(れん)(あい) (ren'ai

  1. love, especially romantic or erotic love

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Verb[edit]

(れん)(あい)する (ren'ai suruintransitive suru (stem (れん)(あい) (ren'ai shi), past (れん)(あい)した (ren'ai shita))

  1. to fall in love

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN