Last modified on 12 September 2014, at 14:11

爱人

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NounEdit

爱人

  1. (PRC) spouse, husband or wife
  2. sweetheart, lover

Usage notesEdit

In China mainland, 情人 (qíngrén, lover) usually refers to a partner in an extramarital relationship except in 情人节 (qíngrénjié, Valentine's Day). For a person who loves, 爱人 (àirén, lover) is popular among elder people, while 恋人 (liànrén, lover) is popular among young people.