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aijin

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Japanese

Etymology

From (あい, ai, "love") + (じん, jin, "person").

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /aiʤiɴ/

Noun

aijin (hiragana あいじん)

  1. 愛人: a lover, a mistress; implies an extramarital or illicit relationship.

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References

Yoshida, Masatoshi et.al. Kodansha's Romanized Japanese-English Dictionary. Tokyo: Kodansha International (JPN), 1993. ISBN 4770016034.

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