See also: 可爱

ChineseEdit

 
can; may; able to
can; may; able to; certain(ly); to suit; (particle used for emphasis)
 
to love; affection; to be fond of
to love; affection; to be fond of; to like
trad. (可愛)
simp. (可爱)
Literally: “can be loved; lovable”.

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

可愛

  1. cute; adorable; lovable
    覺得可愛 [MSC, trad.]
    觉得可爱 [MSC, simp.]
    Tā juéde nǐ de gǒu hěn kě'ài. [Pinyin]
    He thinks your dog is very cute.
  2. (Internet slang, ACG, of a male) feminine; effeminate

SynonymsEdit

  • (cute):

AntonymsEdit

NounEdit

可愛

  1. (colloquial) cutie; cutie pie; darling
    可愛 / 可爱  ―  Nǐ shì wǒ de xiǎo kě'ài.  ―  You're my little cutie.

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (可愛):
  • Korean: 가애 (可愛, gaae)
  • Vietnamese: khả ái (可愛)

See alsoEdit


VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

AdjectiveEdit

可愛

  1. Hán tự form of khả ái (lovable, likable, nice).