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熱い

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
あつ
Grade: 4
kun'yomi

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with 暑い (atsui, hot (of the weather)).[1]

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

熱い (-i inflection, hiragana あつい, romaji atsui)

  1. hot (of an object or feeling)
    わたしは (あつ)スープを ()んだ。
    watashi wa atsui sūpu o nonda.
    I ate hot soup.
  2. hot, feverish (of one's body temperature)
  3. ardent, enthusiastic
  4. passionate (of love between a couple)

Usage notesEdit

  • 熱い is used to describe objects and feelings. To describe weather, use  (あつ) (atsui).

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9