戀人

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Chinese[edit]

feel attached to; long for; love man; person; people
trad. (戀人)
simp. (恋人)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

戀人

  1. lover; sweetheart

Usage notes[edit]

  • In China mainland, 情人 (qíngrén, “lover”) usually refers to a partner in an extramarital relationship except in 情人節情人节 (Qíngrénjié, “Valentine's Day”). For a person who loves, 愛人爱人 (àirén, “lover”) is popular among elder people, while 戀人恋人 (“lover”) is popular among young people.