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    Hey,

    umm I don't really understand the difference between the two adjectives:

    ATATA(KAI)   暖かい/温かい

    and

    ATSU(I)    暑い/熱 „

    and even more confused now i've found out that they both have two kanji that (supposedly) have the same pronounciation and meaning??? If somebody could explain with example sentences that would be great : )
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    (Original post by samstyan99)
    Hey,

    umm I don't really understand the difference between the two adjectives:

    ATATA(KAI)   暖かい / 温かだ„

    and

    ATSU(I)    暑い /㠀€ç†±ã„

    and even more confused now i've found out that they both have two kanji that (supposedly) have the same pronounciation and meaning??? If somebody could explain with example sentences that would be great : )
    Casual Japanese learner here I can't see some of the kana for some reason.
    Atatakai I think means warm, like a warm hand or touch, while atsui is hot. Like if you touched a hot pan, you could use "あ、暑!" as an interjection.
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    (Original post by samstyan99)
    Hey,

    umm I don't really understand the difference between the two adjectives:

    ATATA(KAI)   暖かい/温かい

    and

    ATSU(I)    暑い/熱㠁„

    and even more confused now i've found out that they both have two kanji that (supposedly) have the same pronounciation and meaning??? If somebody could explain with example sentences that would be great : )
    Hi!

    First off 暑い and 熱い both mean 'hot', and 暖かい and 温かい both mean warm, but their usage is different.

    暖かい and 暑い are used to refer to the weather:

    e.g. この部屋は暖かい - this room is warm.
      今日は暑いですね - it's hot today, isn't it?

    温かい and 熱い are used to refer to objects (that can be touched)

    e.g. このお茶は熱いよね - wow this tea is hot!
    ã€€ã€€é£Ÿã¹ã¦ã„ã‚‹ã”é£¯ã¯æ¸ ©ã‹ã„ - the rice I'm eating is warm


    Hope this helped
 
 
 

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