Japanese

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Kanji in this term
あつ
Grade: 4
kun'yomi

Etymology

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From Old Japanese, from Proto-Japonic *atu.

Cognate with (あつ) (atsui, hot (of the weather)).[1]

Pronunciation

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  • Tokyo pitch accent of inflected forms of "熱い"
Source: Online Japanese Accent Dictionary
Stem forms
Continuative (連用形) 熱く つく
[áꜜtsùkù]
[àtsúꜜkù]
Terminal (終止形) 熱い [àtsúꜜì]
Attributive (連体形) 熱い [àtsúꜜì]
Key constructions
Informal negative 熱くない つくない
くない
[áꜜtsùkùnàì]
[àtsúꜜkùnàì]
Informal past 熱かった つかった
かった
[áꜜtsùkàttà]
[àtsúꜜkàttà]
Informal negative past 熱くなかった つくなかった
くなかった
[áꜜtsùkùnàkàttà]
[àtsúꜜkùnàkàttà]
Formal 熱いです いです [àtsúꜜìdèsù]
Conjunctive 熱くて つくて
くて
[áꜜtsùkùtè]
[àtsúꜜkùtè]
Conditional 熱ければ つければ
ければ
[áꜜtsùkèrèbà]
[àtsúꜜkèrèbà]

Adjective

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(あつ) (atsui-i (adverbial (あつ) (atsuku))

  1. hot (of an object or feeling)
    (あつ)(ちゃ)atsui ochahot tea
    これまでに()つかった(もっと)(あつ)(わく)(せい)はセ()(やく )2500(にせんごひゃく)()だった。[1]
    Kore made ni mitsukatta mottomo atsui wakusei wa se-shi yaku nisengohyaku-do datta.
    The hottest planet found up to this point was approximately 2500°C.
  2. (of one's body temperature) hot, feverish
  3. ardent, enthusiastic, impassionate
    (あつ)()()atsui kimochipassionate feelings
    (あつ)(おう)(えん)atsui ōenardent support
    (あつ)(かん)(げい)atsui kangeiwarm welcome
  4. passionate (of love between a couple)

Usage notes

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  • 熱い is used to describe objects and feelings. To describe weather, use (あつ) (atsui).

Inflection

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References

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 [Daijirin] (in Japanese), Third edition, Tokyo: Sanseidō, →ISBN