kanji for love

meaning of kanji

  • love
  • affection
  • care
  • attachment
  • craving
  • desire
hiragana
あい

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

ai

stroke order

kanji for love

definition

Noun

  1. affectionateness, warmth, fondness, lovingness
    • 好意または愛情の感情から起こる性質
    • (a quality proceeding from feelings of affection or love)
  2. erotic love, love, sexual love
    • 性欲と性的魅力に対する深い感情
    • (a deep feeling of sexual desire and attraction)
      • their love left them indifferent to their surroundings 互いの愛情で周りが見えなくなる
      • she was his first love 彼女は彼の初恋の人だった
  3. love
    • 敬意と愛情の混じった強く前向きな感情
    • (a strong positive emotion of regard and affection)
      • his love for his work 仕事に対する彼の愛情
      • children need a lot of love 子供にはたっぷりの愛情が必要だ
  4. philia, heart, affectionateness, tenderness, warmness, affection, fondness, warmheartedness
    • 好意を持っているという積極的な気持ち
    • (a positive feeling of liking)
      • he had trouble expressing the affection he felt 彼はなかなか好意を示せなかった
      • the child won everyone’s heart その子供はみんなに好かれた
      • the warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home 彼の歓迎の暖かさは、我々をまるで家にいるかのような気持ちにさせた

meaning of kanji

  • (romantic) love
hiragana
こい

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

koi

meaning of kanji

  • lover
  • sweetheart
  • boyfriend
  • girlfriend
hiragana
こいびと

drawing of kanji

恋人

reading of kanji

koi bi to

meaning of kanji

  • loveable
  • very likeable
  • like very much
hiragana
だいすき

drawing of kanji

大好き

reading of kanji

daisuki

meaning of kanji

  • love
  • affection
hiragana
あいじょう

drawing of kanji

愛情

reading of kanji

ai zi xyo u

meaning of kanji

  • love
  • love-making
  • passion
  • emotion
  • affections
hiragana
れんあい

drawing of kanji

恋愛

reading of kanji

re n ai

meaning of kanji

  • love
  • adoration
hiragana
あいこう

drawing of kanji

愛好

reading of kanji

ai kou

meaning of kanji

  • love of (one’s) country
  • patriotism
hiragana
あいこく

drawing of kanji

愛国

reading of kanji

ai koku

meaning of kanji

  • to love
hiragana
あいする

drawing of kanji

愛する

reading of kanji

ai suru

meaning of kanji

  • homosexual love
hiragana
どうせいあい

drawing of kanji

同性愛

reading of kanji

dou sei ai

meaning of kanji

  • lover
  • mistress
hiragana
あいじん

drawing of kanji

愛人

reading of kanji

a izin

meaning of kanji

  • lovely
  • dear
  • beloved
  • darling
  • dearest
  • pitiable
  • pitiful
hiragana
いとしい

drawing of kanji

愛しい

reading of kanji

itosii

meaning of kanji

  • lovely
  • wonderful
  • nice
  • great
  • fantastic
  • superb
  • cool
hiragana
すてき

drawing of kanji

素敵

reading of kanji

suteki

meaning of kanji

  • pure love
hiragana
じゅんあい

drawing of kanji

純愛

reading of kanji

zyun ai

meaning of kanji

  • first love
  • puppy love
hiragana
はつこい

drawing of kanji

初恋

reading of kanji

hatu koi

meaning of kanji

  • parental love or affection
hiragana
おやごころ

drawing of kanji

親心

reading of kanji

oya go koro

meaning of kanji

  • love and hate
hiragana
あいぞう

drawing of kanji

愛憎

reading of kanji

ai zou

meaning of kanji

  • love triangle
  • eternal triangle
hiragana
さんかくかんけい

drawing of kanji

三角関係

reading of kanji

san kaku kan kei

meaning of kanji

  • love affair
  • liaison
hiragana
じょうじ

drawing of kanji

情事

reading of kanji

zi xyo uzi

meaning of kanji

  • traditional love hotel
  • traditional Japanese inn specially for couples
hiragana
つれこみやど

drawing of kanji

連れ込み宿

reading of kanji

ture komi ya do

meaning of kanji

  • sexual love
  • eros
hiragana
せいあい

drawing of kanji

性愛

reading of kanji

sei ai

meaning of kanji

  • blighted love
  • disappointed love
hiragana
ひれん

drawing of kanji

悲恋

reading of kanji

hire n

meaning of kanji

  • disappointed love
  • broken heart
  • unrequited love
  • being lovelorn
hiragana
しつれん

drawing of kanji

失恋

reading of kanji

si ture n

meaning of kanji

  • love letter
hiragana
こいぶみ

drawing of kanji

恋文

reading of kanji

ko ibu mi

meaning of kanji

  • to fall in love with
  • to love
hiragana
こいする

drawing of kanji

恋する

reading of kanji

koi suru

meaning of kanji

  • one’s love
  • awakening of love
hiragana
こいごころ

drawing of kanji

恋心

reading of kanji

koi go koro

meaning of kanji

  • mutual love
hiragana
そうあい

drawing of kanji

相愛

reading of kanji

sou ai

meaning of kanji

  • unrequited love
hiragana
かたおもい

drawing of kanji

片思い

reading of kanji

kata omoi

meaning of kanji

  • love song
  • love poem
  • mating call (animals)
hiragana
こいうた

drawing of kanji

恋歌

reading of kanji

koi uta

meaning of kanji

  • lovely
  • cute
  • charming
  • sweet
hiragana
あいくるしい

drawing of kanji

愛くるしい

reading of kanji

aikurusii

meaning of kanji

  • maternal love
hiragana
ぼせいあい

drawing of kanji

母性愛

reading of kanji

bo sei ai

meaning of kanji

  • great love of books
  • favorite book (favourite)
hiragana
あいしょ

drawing of kanji

愛書

reading of kanji

ai syo

meaning of kanji

  • love of learning
hiragana
こうがくしん

drawing of kanji

向学心

reading of kanji

kou gaku sin

meaning of kanji

  • beautiful
  • pretty
  • lovely
  • sweet
  • pure (heart, friendship, etc.)
hiragana
うつくしい

drawing of kanji

美しい

reading of kanji

utukusii

meaning of kanji

  • flower
  • blossom
  • bloom
  • petal
  • cherry blossom
  • beauty
  • blooming (esp. of cherry blossoms)
  • ikebana
  • hanafuda
  • (the) best
  • glorious
  • lovely
hiragana
はな

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

hana

meaning of kanji

  • man
  • male
  • fellow
  • guy
  • chap
  • bloke
  • male lover
  • boyfriend
  • man
  • manliness
  • manly honor
  • manly honour
  • manly reputation
hiragana
おとこ

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

otoko

meaning of kanji

  • thought
  • imagination
  • mind
  • heart
  • desire
  • wish
  • hope
  • expectation
  • love
  • affection
  • feelings
  • emotion
  • sentiment
  • experience
hiragana
おもい

drawing of kanji

思い

reading of kanji

omoi

meaning of kanji

  • female
  • woman
  • female sex
  • female lover
  • girlfriend
  • mistress
  • (someone’s) woman
hiragana
おんな

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

onna

meaning of kanji

  • colour
  • color
  • hue
  • tint
  • tinge
  • shade
  • complexion
  • skin colour
  • skin color
  • look (on one’s face)
  • expression
  • appearance
  • air
  • feeling
  • personality
  • character
  • tone (of one’s voice, etc.)
  • tune
  • sound
  • ring
  • love
  • lust
  • sensuality
  • love affair
  • lover
  • paramour
  • beauty
  • sexiness
  • physical appeal
  • kind
  • type
  • variety
hiragana
いろ

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

iro

meaning of kanji

  • life
  • life force
  • lifetime
  • lifespan
  • most important thing
  • foundation
  • core
  • paired tattoos of the “life” kanji on the upper arms of a man and woman (indicating unwavering love)
  • fate
  • destiny
  • karma
hiragana
いのち

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

inoti

meaning of kanji

  • to lose
  • to miss (a change, opportunity)
  • to lose (a loved one)
  • to be bereaved of
  • to concede (goals, points, etc.)
hiragana
うしなう

drawing of kanji

失う

reading of kanji

usi na u

meaning of kanji

  • sadness
  • sorrow
  • grief
  • affection
  • love
hiragana
かなしみ

drawing of kanji

悲しみ

reading of kanji

kanasimi

meaning of kanji

  • kindness
  • favor
  • favour
  • friendliness
  • goodwill
  • affection
  • liking (for someone)
  • love
hiragana
こうい

drawing of kanji

好意

reading of kanji

kou i

meaning of kanji

  • wife (esp. one’s own wife)
  • court lady
  • female court attache
  • woman who served at the imperial palace
  • woman (esp. as a love interest)
hiragana
にょうぼう

drawing of kanji

女房

reading of kanji

ni xyo u bou

meaning of kanji

  • feelings
  • emotion
  • sentiment
  • compassion
  • sympathy
  • passion
  • affection
  • love
  • the way things really are
  • the actual situation
hiragana
じょう

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

zi xyo u

meaning of kanji

  • to fall down
  • to drop
  • to fall (e.g. rain)
  • to sink (e.g. sun or moon)
  • to fall onto (e.g. light or one’s gaze)
  • to be used in a certain place (e.g. money)
  • to be omitted
  • to be missing
  • to decrease
  • to sink
  • to fail (e.g. exam or class)
  • to lose (contest, election, etc.)
  • to crash
  • to degenerate
  • to degrade
  • to fall behind
  • to become indecent (of a conversation)
  • to be ruined
  • to go under
  • to fade
  • to come out (e.g. a stain)
  • to come off (e.g. makeup)
  • to be removed (e.g. illness, possessing spirit, name on a list)
  • to fall (into someone’s hands)
  • to become someone’s possession
  • to fall (into a trap)
  • to fall (for a trick)
  • to give in
  • to give up
  • to confess
  • to flee
  • to fall
  • to be defeated
  • to surrender
  • to come to (in the end)
  • to end in
  • to fall (in love, asleep, etc.)
  • to swoon (judo)
  • to consent
  • to understand
  • to go down (of a website, server, etc.)
  • to crash
  • to log out (of an online game, chat room, etc.)
  • to drop out
  • to leave
  • to go offline
  • to die
  • to move to the depths
  • to go down (of a website, server, etc.)
hiragana
おちる

drawing of kanji

落ちる

reading of kanji

otiru

meaning of kanji

  • flame
  • blaze
  • flames (of intense emotion, e.g. love, jealousy, anger)
  • passion
hiragana
ほのお

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

hono o

meaning of kanji

  • attachment
  • love
  • covetous affection
hiragana
あいちゃく

drawing of kanji

愛着

reading of kanji

ai tya ku

meaning of kanji

  • double suicide
  • lovers’ suicide
hiragana
しんじゅう

drawing of kanji

心中

reading of kanji

sin zyuu

meaning of kanji

  • confession
  • acknowledgement
  • acknowledgment
  • profession of love
  • confession of sins (e.g. the confessional)
hiragana
こくはく

drawing of kanji

告白

reading of kanji

koku haku

meaning of kanji

  • catastrophe
  • cataclysm
  • collapse (of a relationship)
  • breakup
  • split (friends, lovers, etc.)
hiragana
はきょく

drawing of kanji

破局

reading of kanji

haki xyo ku

meaning of kanji

  • driving
  • pounding in
  • shooting into
  • implantation
  • invasion
  • falling badly in love
  • putting (one’s heart) into
  • step recording (in electronic or computer music)
hiragana
うちこみ

drawing of kanji

打ち込み

reading of kanji

utikomi

meaning of kanji

  • handsome man
  • actor in a love scene
hiragana
にまいめ

drawing of kanji

二枚目

reading of kanji

ni mai me

meaning of kanji

  • gloss
  • luster
  • lustre
  • shine
  • sheen
  • polish
  • mellowness (of a voice)
  • youthfulness (e.g. of skin)
  • interest
  • appeal
  • charm
  • color
  • colour
  • feeling
  • romance
  • love
  • sexiness
hiragana
つや

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

tuya

meaning of kanji

  • to transfer (trains)
  • to change (bus, train)
  • to change one’s mind
  • to move on to (e.g. a new love interest)
  • to change methods
  • to change one’s way of thinking
hiragana
のりかえる

drawing of kanji

乗り換える

reading of kanji

norikaeru

meaning of kanji

  • to starve
  • to be famished
  • to be hungry
  • to be starved of (e.g. love)
  • to be thirsty for (e.g. knowledge)
  • to be hungry for
hiragana
うえる

drawing of kanji

飢える

reading of kanji

ueru

meaning of kanji

  • rule
  • regulation
  • settlement
  • conclusion
  • end
  • agreement
  • arrangement
  • habit
  • custom
  • habitual way
  • countenance in front of another person
  • face
  • love relationship between a customer and a prostitute
hiragana
きまり

drawing of kanji

決まり

reading of kanji

kimari

meaning of kanji

  • fighting scene
  • scene of carnage (bloodshed)
  • location of the fight between the Asuras and Shakra
  • difficulties (in a love relationship)
  • crunch time (esp. for cartoonists)
hiragana
しゅらば

drawing of kanji

修羅場

reading of kanji

si xyu raba

meaning of kanji

  • heavy smoker
  • habitual smoker
  • person who loves smoking
  • tobacco lover
hiragana
あいえんか

drawing of kanji

愛煙家

reading of kanji

ai en ka

meaning of kanji

  • to yearn for
  • to long for
  • to pine for
  • to miss
  • to love dearly
  • to adore
  • to follow (someone)
  • to idolize (for virtue, learning, status, etc.)
hiragana
したう

drawing of kanji

慕う

reading of kanji

si ta u

meaning of kanji

  • left-handedness
  • left-hander
  • drinker
  • wine lover
hiragana
ひだりきき

drawing of kanji

左利き

reading of kanji

hi dari kiki

meaning of kanji

  • cute
  • adorable
  • charming
  • lovely
  • pretty
  • dear
  • precious
  • darling
  • pet
  • innocent
  • childlike
  • childish
  • lovable
  • dainty
  • cute little
  • tiny
hiragana
かわいい

drawing of kanji

可愛い

reading of kanji

kawaii

meaning of kanji

  • language of flowers
  • floriography
  • flower symbolism, e.g. red roses mean love
hiragana
はなことば

drawing of kanji

花言葉

reading of kanji

hana kotoba

meaning of kanji

  • pity
  • sympathy
  • compassion
  • mercy
  • affection
  • love
hiragana
なさけ

drawing of kanji

情け

reading of kanji

na sake

meaning of kanji

  • charity
  • benevolence
  • philanthropy
  • (love for) humanity
  • fraternity
  • brotherhood
  • brotherly love
  • love of fellow man
hiragana
はくあい

drawing of kanji

博愛

reading of kanji

haku ai

meaning of kanji

  • talk
  • chat
  • troth
  • lovers’ vow
hiragana
かたらい

drawing of kanji

語らい

reading of kanji

katara i

meaning of kanji

  • honourable defeat
  • honorable defeat
  • honourable death
  • honorable death
  • death without surrender
  • trying but being utterly beaten
  • being completely rejected when professing one’s love
hiragana
ぎょくさい

drawing of kanji

玉砕

reading of kanji

gyoku sai

meaning of kanji

  • to go
  • to come
  • to call
  • to be defeated
  • to collapse
  • to die
  • to be annoyed
  • to be nonplussed
  • to be madly in love
  • to visit (shrine, grave)
hiragana
まいる

drawing of kanji

参る

reading of kanji

mairu

meaning of kanji

  • fastidiousness
  • love of cleanliness
hiragana
けっぺき

drawing of kanji

潔癖

reading of kanji

kextu pe ki

meaning of kanji

  • hateful
  • abominable
  • poor-looking
  • detestable
  • amazing
  • fantastic
  • admirable
  • lovely
  • wonderful
hiragana
にくい

drawing of kanji

憎い

reading of kanji

nikui

meaning of kanji

  • affection
  • love
hiragana
じょうあい

drawing of kanji

情愛

reading of kanji

zi xyo u ai

meaning of kanji

  • pretty
  • charming
  • lovely
  • adorable
hiragana
あいらしい

drawing of kanji

愛らしい

reading of kanji

airasii

meaning of kanji

  • sweet (e.g. young girls, flowers blooming)
  • touchingly lovely
  • cute
  • pitiful
  • pitiable
hiragana
かれん

drawing of kanji

可憐

reading of kanji

karen

meaning of kanji

  • drinker
  • wine lover
  • left (wing)
  • leftist
hiragana
さとう

drawing of kanji

左党

reading of kanji

satou

meaning of kanji

  • marriage
  • marriage tie
  • love knot
hiragana
えんむすび

drawing of kanji

縁結び

reading of kanji

en musubi

meaning of kanji

  • change of heart
  • change of mind
  • change in love interest
hiragana
こころがわり

drawing of kanji

心変わり

reading of kanji

kokoro gawari

meaning of kanji

  • affection (esp. parental)
  • love
  • fondness
hiragana
じあい

drawing of kanji

慈愛

reading of kanji

zi ai

meaning of kanji

  • elopement
  • running away with a lover
hiragana
かけおち

drawing of kanji

駆け落ち

reading of kanji

kake oti

meaning of kanji

  • mutual affection
  • mutual love
hiragana
そうし

drawing of kanji

相思

reading of kanji

sou si

meaning of kanji

  • illegitimate child
  • bastard
  • love child
hiragana
しせいじ

drawing of kanji

私生児

reading of kanji

si seizi

meaning of kanji

  • captive
  • prisoner
  • victim (of love, etc.)
  • slave (to one’s lust, etc.)
hiragana
とりこ

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

toriko
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