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可愛い
Ateji (phonetic) reading
可愛ゆい
Ateji (phonetic) reading
Readings
かわいい
kawaii
Reading restricted to 可愛い
かわゆい
kawayui
Out-dated or obsolete kana usage
Meanings
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
cute, adorable, charming, lovely, prettycharmant(e), chou, mignon(ne)

dear, precious, darling, pet
cute little, tinyпреле́стный, очарова́тельный, ми́лыйniedlich, süß, reizend, entzückend, nett, schön
Kanji
ON: カ, コクKUN: -べ.き, -べ.し
can, passable, mustn't, should not, do not

ON: アイKUN: いと.しい, かな.しい, め.でる, お.しむ, まな
love, affection, favourite

ON: カ, コクKUN: -べ.き, -べ.し
can, passable, mustn't, should not, do not

ON: アイKUN: いと.しい, かな.しい, め.でる, お.しむ, まな
love, affection, favourite

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
私にとって子供たちは目の中に入れてもいたくないほどかわいいのです。Parts: (わたし), に取って (にとって), 子供たち (こどもたち), 目の中に入れても痛くない (めのなかにいれてもいたくない), (ほど), 可愛い (かわいい), のだ (んです)My children are very precious to me.

ゆりかごで眠っているかわいい赤ちゃんをご覧なさい。Parts: 揺りかご (ゆりかご), 眠る (ねむる), 可愛い (かわいい), 赤ちゃん (あかちゃん), ご覧なさい (ごらんなさい)Look at the cute little baby sleeping in the cradle.

この世にかわいい子はただ一人、母親にとってはそれはわが子。Parts: この世 (このよ), 可愛い (かわいい), (こ), (ただ), 一人 (ひとり), 母親 (ははおや), に取って (にとって), 其れ (それ), 我が子 (わがこ)There's only one pretty child in the world, and every mother has it.

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