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Kanji Details for 愛

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Stroke Count
13 Strokes
心 + 9 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. love, affection, favourite
Kun'yomi: め.でる、いつ.くしむ、お.しむ、いと.しい、え、まな、かな.しい。
On'yomi: オ。(Go-on Reading)
アイ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 愛

Dictionary Entries for 愛

noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. love; affection; care
  1. attachment; craving; desire
  2. agape
  3. Ireland
  1. beloved; dear

Stroke Order Diagrams for 愛

Construction of Character for 愛

Radicals and parts present in 愛
Radical heart, mind, spirit, heart radical (no. 61) Kanji Details »
Part wa-shaped crown radical (no. 14) Kanji Details »
Part winter radical (no. 34) Kanji Details »
Part claw, nail, talon Kanji Details »
Kanji variants for 愛
Simplified Chinese Character
Origin and construction of 愛
  1. 会意形声。「」+「」(足)+音符「」(人がうずくまった姿。又は「」+「」で一文字とも)、立ち去るのに躊躇をしている様を意味する。

Kanji related to 愛

  • 宿

Meanings in Other Languages for 愛

  1. amour, affection, favori
  1. amor, afeição, favorito
  1. amor, afecto, favorito

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