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English Definitionrespect and love
Simplified Script敬爱
Traditional Script敬愛
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄐㄧㄥˋ ㄞˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ging3oi3
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
jìngto respect; to venerate; to salute; to offer
àito love; to be fond of; to like; affection; to be inclined (to do something); to tend to (happen)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
敬礼jìnglǐto salute; salute
敬酒jìngjiǔto toast; to propose a toast
敬佩jìngpèito esteem; to admire
敬而远之jìng ér yuǎn zhīto show respect from a distance (idiom); to remain at a respectful distance
敬业jìngyèto be dedicated to one's work; to respect one's work
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
亲爱qīn'àidear; beloved; darling
喜爱xǐ'àito like; to love; to be fond of; favorite
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