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

Etymology[edit]

Middle Chinese 戀愛[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

恋愛 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 戀愛, hiragana れんあい, rōmaji ren'ai)

  1. love

Compounds[edit]

  • 恋愛結婚 (れんあいけっこん, ren'ai kekkon) - a marriage of love
  • 恋愛事件 (れんあいじけん, ren'ai jiken) - a love affair
  • 恋愛小説 (れんあいしょうせつ, ren'ai shōsetsu) - a romance novel

Verb[edit]

恋愛する (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 戀愛, intransitive, hiragana れんあい, rōmaji ren'ai)

  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 4-385-13905-9
  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 978-4-14-011112-3