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See also: 爱慕

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ChineseEdit

 
to love; affection; to be fond of; to like
admire
trad. (愛慕)
simp. (爱慕)

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

愛慕

  1. to adore
    愛慕虛榮 / 爱慕虚荣  ―  àimù xūróng  ―  to be vain

SynonymsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
あい
Grade: 4

Grade: S
on’yomi

From Middle Chinese compound 愛慕 (MC ʔʌiH muoH). (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?) The kan'on pronunciation, so likely a later borrowing.

Compare Min Nan 愛慕 (ài-bō͘).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

愛慕 (hiragana あいぼ, rōmaji aibo)

  1. adoration, attachment, love

VerbEdit

愛慕する (suru conjugation, hiragana あいぼする, rōmaji aibo suru)

  1. to adore
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
あい
Grade: 4

Grade: S
on’yomi

From Middle Chinese compound 愛慕 (MC ʔʌiH muoH). The goon pronunciation, so likely the initial borrowing.

Compare Mandarin 愛慕 (àimù), Cantonese 愛慕 (oi3 mou6), Hakka 愛慕 (oi-mu).

NounEdit

愛慕 (hiragana あいも, rōmaji aimo)

  1. adoration, attachment, love

VerbEdit

愛慕する (suru conjugation, hiragana あいもする, rōmaji aimo suru)

  1. to adore
ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN