Jisho

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1. cute; adorable; charming; lovely; prettyUsually written using kana alone
  • ジル
  • かわいい
  • だけでなく
  • あたま
  • よい
  • Jill is smart as well as pretty.
2. dear; precious; darling; petUsually written using kana alone
  • わたし
  • にとって
  • こども子供たち
  • めのなかにい目の中に入れてもいたくない
  • ほど
  • かわいい
  • のです
  • My children are very precious to me.
3. cute little; tinyUsually written using kana alone
  • ゆりかご
  • ねむ眠っている
  • かわいい
  • あか赤ちゃん
  • ご覧なさい
  • Look at the cute little baby sleeping in the cradle.
Wikipedia definition
4. KawaiiKawaii (literally, "lovable", "cute", or "adorable") is the quality of cuteness in the context of Japanese culture. It has become a prominent aspect of Japanese popular culture, entertainment, clothing, food, toys, personal appearance, behavior, and mannerisms. The noun is Kawaisa (literally, "lovability", "cuteness" or "adorableness"). The words "kawaii" have the root word "kawai" which is formed from the kanji "ka", meaning "acceptable", and "ai", meaning "love".
Read “Kawaii” on English Wikipedia
Read “可愛い” on Japanese Wikipedia
Read “Kawaii” on DBpedia
Other forms
可愛い 【かわゆい】可愛ゆい 【かわゆい】カワイイカワイい
Notes
可愛い: Ateji (phonetic) reading. かわゆい: Out-dated or obsolete kana usage. 可愛い: Ateji (phonetic) reading. かわゆい: Out-dated or obsolete kana usage. 可愛ゆい: Ateji (phonetic) reading.

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