ChineseEdit

 
to love; affection; to be fond of; to like
river
trad. (愛河)
simp. (爱河)

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (34) (33)
Final () (41) (94)
Tone (調) Departing (H) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () I I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʔʌiH/ /ɦɑ/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʔəiH/ /ɦɑ/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔɒiH/ /ɣɑ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʔəjH/ /ɦa/
Li
Rong
/ʔᴀiH/ /ɣɑ/
Wang
Li
/ɒiH/ /ɣɑ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʔɑ̆iH/ /ɣɑ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
ài

NounEdit

愛河

  1. (Buddhism) the river of lust in which men are drowned once they have fallen; sexual desire, a hurdle on the path to enlightenment
  2. (figuratively) love (from which people cannot extricate themselves); long-lasting affection
    愛河 / 爱河  ―  zhuìrù àihé  ―  to fall in love

Derived termsEdit

Proper nounEdit

愛河

  1. Love River (a river in Kaohsiung, Taiwan)

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
あい
Grade: 4

Grade: 5
on’yomi

Proper nounEdit

愛河(あいか) (Aika

  1. A female given name

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
あい
Grade: 4
かわ
Grade: 5
jūbakoyomi

Proper nounEdit

愛河(あいかわ) (Aikawa

  1. A surname​.