Meaning of 爱

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(Trad.: 愛)
Pinyin: ài
English Definition: to love; to be fond of; to like; affection; to be inclined (to do sth); to tend to (happen)
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Ideographic: To bring a friend into one's house
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • Above to below
    • [ yǒu ] friend, companion; fraternity
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Example Words:
爱情 [ ài qíng ]: romance; love (romantic); Classifiers:
爱国 [ ài guó ]: to love one's country; patriotic
热爱 [ ài ]: to love ardently; to adore
喜爱 [ ài ]: to like; to love; to be fond of; favorite
可爱 [ ài ]: adorable; cute; lovely
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