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ChineseEdit

 
feeling; emotion; passion; situation
man; person; people
simp. and trad.
(情人)
anagram 人情

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

情人

  1. lover; sweetheart

Usage notesEdit

  • In China mainland, 情人 (qíngrén, “lover”) usually refers to a partner in an extramarital relationship except in 情人節情人节 (Qíngrénjié, “Valentine's Day”). For a person who loves, 愛人爱人 (àirén, “lover”) is popular among elder people, while 戀人恋人 (liànrén, “lover”) is popular among young people.

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JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
じょう
Grade: 5
じん
Grade: 1
on’yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

情人 (hiragana じょうじん, rōmaji jōjin)

  1. sweetheart
  2. lover

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
じょう
Grade: 5
にん
Grade: 1
on’yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

情人 (hiragana じょうにん, rōmaji jōnin)

  1. lover

Etymology 3Edit

Kanji in this term
なさ
Grade: 5
ひと > びと
Grade: 1
kun’yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

情人 (hiragana なさけびと, rōmaji nasakebito)

  1. sweetheart