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[こい()]
koi
noun

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[こい()]
koi

English Meaning(s) for 恋

noun
  1. love; tender passion

Definition and Synonyms for 恋

Passion Play a play representing the Passion of Christ
Synonyms:
Erotic Love a deep feeling of sexual desire and attraction
Synonyms: , 恋愛, , 愛情
Passion the suffering of Jesus at the Crucifixion
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Meanings for each kanji in 恋

romance; in love; yearn for; miss; darling Kanji Details »

Categories 恋 is a member of

Dramatic Play a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
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Eros a desire for sexual intimacy
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Suffering a state of acute pain
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 恋

Sample Sentences for 恋

Pains of love be sweeter far / Than all other pleasures are.
What is love?
Pity is akin to love.
The love of a young maiden is a poem. The love of an old maid is philosophy.
All is fair in love and war.

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i have always perferred Daisuki 大好き kanji,i also see it more common too. from what i know the 愛してる Kanji is used for very formal reason like marriage,it is soemthing japanese rarely do not want to say. I will agree with you that daisuki is much easier on the tounge to say then koi or aishteru. 

#4 Posted by morisummer over 3 years ago

本当はおもしろい質問。”恋”と”愛”漢字は今二本に人気がある。然しながら,
(あなたが好きです)により良いです。恋と愛しているは両方が英語の感情です。.

Interesting question. Koi and Ai are very popular in Japan these days. However, "anata ga suki desu" just sounds so much nicer. Koi and aishite iru are rather English concepts and seem very put on, to those of us who have lived in Japan for a while. No offence intended.

Cheers,

#3 Posted by over 3 years ago

This is a good kanji many people seem to miss. It is similar to the AI kanji 愛. however when you want to express or show love. which one of those two kanji should i use.

愛 or 恋?

#2 Posted by morisummer over 3 years ago

S'good word. 

#1 Posted by Fim0458 over 3 years ago


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