親愛

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See also: 亲爱

Chinese[edit]

 
dear; intimate; parent; relation; closely related; parents-in-law of one's offspring
 
to love; affection; to be fond of; to like
trad. (親愛)
simp. (亲爱)

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

親愛

  1. beloved; cherished; dear
    親愛小孩 / 亲爱小孩  ―  qīn'ài de xiǎohái  ―  beloved child
  2. dear, as used to address someone at the beginning of a letter
    親愛史密斯先生 [MSC, trad.]
    亲爱史密斯先生 [MSC, simp.]
    qīn'ài de Shǐmìsī xiānshēng [Pinyin]
    Dear Mr. Smith

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しん
Grade: 2
あい
Grade: 4
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

親愛 (hiragana しんあい, rōmaji shin'ai)

  1. deep affection

Usage notes[edit]

  • May be used in the form 親愛なる to mean dear.
    親愛 (しんあい)なる (きゅう) (ゆう)
    shin'ai naru kyūyū
    dear old friend

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

親愛 (chinae) (hangeul 친애)

  1. Hanja form? of 친애, “deep affection”.