Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 13 strokes
Taught in grade 4

Search words that:
- start with 愛
- end with 愛
- contain 愛
love, affection, favourite
KUN:
  • いと.しい
    ito.shii
  • かな.しい
    kana.shii
  • め.でる
    me.deru
  • お.しむ
    o.shimu
  • まな
    mana
ON:
  • アイ
    ai
Nanori:
  • a
  • あし
    ashi
  • e
  • かな
    kana
  • なる
    naru
  • めぐ
    megu
  • めぐみ
    megumi
  • よし
    yoshi
  • ちか
    chika
Written with 13 strokes
Taught in grade 4
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 348 results)

adjective
1.
cute, adorable, charming, lovely, pretty(usually kana)
2.
dear, precious, darling, pet(usually kana)
3.
innocent, childlike, childish, lovable(usually kana)
4.
dainty, cute little, tiny(usually kana)
Other readings:
かわゆい《可愛い》[1]
カワイイ
カワイい
Notes:
  1. ateji (phonetic) reading

adjective
beautiful, pretty, lovely, sweet, pure (heart, friendship, etc.)
All readings:
美しい【うつくしい】
愛しい【うつくしい】

adjective
1.
sad, miserable, unhappy, sorrowful(of a person)
2.
sad, lamentable, deplorable, grievous(of a thing, incident, etc.)
All readings:
悲しい【かなしい】
哀しい【かなしい】[1]
愛しい【かなしい】[1]
Notes:
  1. word containing out-dated kanji

noun, noun (suffix)
1.
love, affection, care
See also:愛する
noun
2.
attachment, craving, desire(Buddhist term)
3.
agape (Christian love)(Christian term)
See also:アガペー
4.
Ireland(abbreviation)
See also:愛蘭

noun, no-adjective
love, affection

suru verb (special), transitive verb
to love

Godan-ru verb, transitive verb
1.
to love, to cherish, to be affectionate to, to treat tenderly, to dote on
2.
to show favouritism to, to be partial to
3.
to fondle, to caress, to pet
4.
to be tough on, to be rough with, to torment, to train harshly(colloquialism)(used ironically; often as 可愛がってやる)

adjective
1.
happy, auspicious, propitious, joyous(usually kana)
2.
naive
All readings:
めでたい《目出度い》[1]
めでたい《芽出度い》[1]
めでたい《愛でたい》
Notes:
  1. ateji (phonetic) reading

noun, auxillary suru verb, no-adjective
love, love-making, passion, emotion, affections
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 716 results)

ほそ
細く
なが
長く
あい
愛して
Love me lithe, love me long

ほそ
細く
あい
愛して
なが
長く
あい
愛して
Love me little, love me long

I love you

Please introduce me to a cute girl

かのじょ
彼女の
あいじょ
愛情
がみ
手紙
かんどう
感動
Her affectionate letter moved me

The cat is very cute

かれ
たいへん
大変
じょせい
女性
けっこん
結婚した
He married a very pretty girl

Everybody loves music

かれ
おん
女の子
けっこん
結婚した
He married a pretty girl

She is getting prettier and prettier

さけ
おん
うた
もの
いっしょ
一生
じんせい
人生
おく
送る
He who loves not wine, woman and songs, remains a fool his whole life long

Good morning, my sweet dog

That girl looks very pretty

"He used to love me," she answered sadly

He spoke to me pleasantly

わた
かれ
ふか
深く
だんせい
男性
I love no other man so deeply as him

His love grew cold

She is very pretty

His affection is cooling

Excited girls look pretty sometimes