憧れ

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
あこが
Grade: S
kun’yomi

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

 (れん) (よう) (けい) (ren'yōkei, stem or continuative form) of the verb 憧れる.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

憧れ (hiragana あこがれ, rōmaji akogare)

  1. yearning; longing
     () ()への (あこが)
    michi e no akogare
    longing for the unknown
  2. admiration; adoration
     (だれ)かに (あこが) (いだ)
    dareka ni akogare o idaku
    to have an admiration for someone

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN