爱好 (ai hao): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

1. What does 爱好 mean in English?

爱好 (Chinese PinYin: [ài hào]; traditional Chinese: 愛好) means (1) hobby, interest; (2) be keen on, be fond of; (3) love doing sth. It can be used as a noun, uncountable as well as verb. It is often used in formal and informal conversations to describe one’s hobbies and interests. Some frequently used phrases include: 个人爱好(personal preference, personal hobbies), 兴趣爱好(hobbies and interests), 业余爱好 (avocation, hobby), 爱好和平的 (peace-loving), 爱好文学 (literature-loving), 爱好音乐的 (philharmonic), 爱好者 (fan, amateur).

Literally: 爱(love) +好(live)

2. How to pronounce 爱好?

Chinese Pinyin: [ài hào]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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3. Synonyms And Antonyms of 爱好

Synonyms: 癖好, 嗜好, 喜欢, 喜爱, 喜好, 特长

Antonyms: 厌恶, 憎恶, 讨厌,

4. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 爱好

Fixed expression: 个人爱好(personal preference, personal hobbies), 兴趣爱好(hobbies and interests), 业余爱好 (avocation, hobby),

Collocation: 爱好和平的 (peace-loving), 爱好文学 (literature-loving), 爱好音乐的 (philharmonic), 爱好者 (fan, amateur),

Idioms: N/A

5. How to use 爱好 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences containing 爱好.

5.1 你有什么爱好吗?

Translation: Do you have a hobby?

5.2 我的爱好是跳绳.

Translation: My hobby is rope skipping.

5.3 每个人都应该有一两个兴趣爱好

Translation: Everyone should have a hobby or two.

5.4 脚的工作是走路, 但是它们的爱好是跳舞

Translation: “The job of feets is walking, but their hobby is dancing.”― Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

5.5 有时候兴趣爱好可以成为一份全职工作

Translation: Sometimes the hobby can become a full-time job.

5.6 收集邮票是他的业余爱好.

Translation: Collecting stamps is his avocation.

5.7 小华的兴趣爱好非常广泛.

Translation: Xiao Hua has a wide range of hobbies.

5.8 他是一个天文爱好者.

Translation: He is an amateur astronomer.

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