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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
けい
Grade: S
たい
Grade: 4
でん
Grade: 2

Grade: 2
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

Literally “handheld (portable) phone”.

Compound of 携帯 (keitai, handheld) and 電話 (denwa, telephone).

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NounEdit

携帯電話 (hiragana けいたいでんわ, rōmaji keitaidenwa)

  1. (mobile telephony) cellular phone, mobile phone, cell phone

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  • ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  • ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN