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English Definitiondear; beloved; darling
Simplified Script亲爱
Traditional Script親愛
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄑㄧㄣ ㄞˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)can1oi3
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
qīnparent; one's own (flesh and blood); relative; related; marriage; bride; close; intimate; in person; first-hand; in favor of; pro-; to kiss; (Internet slang) dear
àito love; to be fond of; to like; affection; to be inclined (to do something); to tend to (happen)

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Words With Same Head Word    
亲切qīnqièamiable; cordial; close and dear; familiar
亲自qīnzìpersonally; in person; oneself
亲戚qīnqia relative (i.e. family relation)
亲眼qīnyǎnwith one's own eyes; personally
亲人qīnrénone's close relatives
Words With Same Tail Word    
热爱rè'àito love ardently; to adore
恋爱liàn'ài(romantic) love; in love; to have an affair
可爱kě'àiadorable; cute; lovely
敬爱jìng'àirespect and love
喜爱xǐ'àito like; to love; to be fond of; favorite
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