电话

MandarinEdit

simpl.
trad. 電話

EtymologyEdit

From  ("electricity, electric") +  ("speech"). Wasei kango.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin diànhuà
Zhuyin ㄉㄧㄢˋ ㄏㄨㄚˋ
IPA (key) /ti̯ɛn⁵¹⁻⁵³ xu̯a̠⁵¹/
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Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing, erhua-ed)
Pinyin diànhuàr
Zhuyin ㄉㄧㄢˋ ㄏㄨㄚˋㄦ
IPA (key) /ti̯ɛn⁵¹⁻⁵³ xwɑɻ⁵¹/

NounEdit

电话 (simplified, Pinyin diànhuà, traditional 電話)

  1. telephone; phone
    时候电话
    dāng nǐ bù zài de shíhou, diànhuà xiǎng le
    The phone rang when you weren't here.

Derived termsEdit


Min NanEdit

simpl.
trad. 電話

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ tɪɛn˨˩ue˧˧ ]

NounEdit

电话 (simplified, POJ tiān-ōe, traditional 電話, simplified 电话)

  1. telephone; phone

Derived termsEdit

  • 拍电话 (phah-tiān-ōe)
  • 扣电话 (khà-tiān-ōe)
Last modified on 9 April 2014, at 08:19