得律风

MandarinEdit

simpl.
trad. 得律風

EtymologyEdit

Obsolete transliteration of English telephone, replaced by 电话 ("electric words").

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin délǜfēng
Zhuyin ㄉㄜˊ ㄌㄩˋ ㄈㄥ
IPA (key) /tɤ³⁵ ly⁵¹ fɤŋ⁵⁵/

NounEdit

得律风 (simplified, Pinyin délǜfēng, traditional 得律風)

  1. (archaic) telephone

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 2006, Daniel Kane, The Chinese Language: Its History and Current Usage (in English/Chinese), Singapore: Tuttle Publishing, ISBN 0-8048-3853-4:
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