Jisho

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I-adjective (keiyoushi)
1. cute; adorable; charming; lovely; prettyUsually written using kana alone
  • このよこの世
  • かわいい
  • ただ
  • ひとり一人
  • ははおや母親
  • にとって
  • それ
  • わがこわが子
  • There's only one pretty child in the world, and every mother has it.
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
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.
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
3. innocent; childlike; childish; lovableUsually written using kana alone
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
4. dainty; little; tinyUsually written using kana alone
Wikipedia definition
5. 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】カワイイカワイい
Notes
可愛い: Ateji (phonetic) reading. 可愛い: Ateji (phonetic) reading.

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