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English Definitionto love ardently; to adore
Simplified Script热爱
Traditional Script熱愛
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄖㄜˋ ㄞˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jit6oi3
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
to warm up; to heat up; hot (of weather); heat; fervent
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    
热情rèqíngcordial; enthusiastic; passion; passionate; passionately
热烈rèlièenthusiastic; ardent; warm
热闹rènaobustling with noise and excitement; lively
热心rèxīnenthusiasm; zeal; zealous; zest; enthusiastic; ardent; warmhearted
热水瓶rèshuǐ píngthermos bottle; vacuum bottle; hot water dispenser (appliance)
Words With Same Tail Word    
恋爱liàn'ài(romantic) love; in love; to have an affair
可爱kě'àiadorable; cute; lovely
敬爱jìng'àirespect and love
亲爱qīn'àidear; beloved; darling
喜爱xǐ'àito like; to love; to be fond of; favorite
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