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See also: 恋爱 and 戀愛

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
れん
Grade: S
あい
Grade: 4
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

Middle Chinese 戀愛[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

恋愛 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 戀愛, hiragana れんあい, rōmaji ren'ai)

  1. love

CompoundsEdit

  • 恋愛結婚 (れんあいけっこん, ren'ai kekkon) - a marriage of love
  • 恋愛事件 (れんあいじけん, ren'ai jiken) - a love affair
  • 恋愛小説 (れんあいしょうせつ, ren'ai shōsetsu) - a romance novel

VerbEdit

恋愛する (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 戀愛, intransitive, hiragana れんあい, rōmaji ren'ai)

  1. to fall in love

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3