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This isn't one word, but three. Should it be here?
- If it's an idiomatic phrase, yes. If it's not idiomatic it should be part of the phrasebook category but should still exist. — Hippietrail 14:13, 4 Jan 2005 (UTC)
- It is not an idiomatic phrase, you can think of the 'shiteru'/'suru' as being equivalent to the English 'to' in 'to love', or 'be' in 'be loved'; it indicated direction and tense.
- That being said, I think this might be better off at 愛している (ai shiteiru) with the extra い. It is more correct grammatically. Both are used, I couldn't say which one was more common but generally Japanese spellcheck programs will flag aishiteru as a grammatical error, though the form is common in casual speech. Freshgavin 02:50, 30 January 2006 (UTC)