电视

MandarinEdit

simpl.
trad. 電視

EtymologyEdit

From the now obsolete Japanese 電視 (でんし, denshi), based on 電話 (denwa).[1]

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin diànshì
Zhuyin ㄉㄧㄢˋ ㄕˋ
IPA (key) /ti̯ɛn⁵¹⁻⁵³ ʂʐ̩⁵¹/
Audio
(file)
Homophones
電視/电视
電勢/电势
殿試/殿试

NounEdit

电视 (simplified, Pinyin diànshì, traditional 電視)

  1. television
    喜欢电视
    Wǒ xǐhuān kàn diànshì
    I like to watch TV

Derived termsEdit

  1. ^ Tatsuo Miyajima, “Terebi” to “denshi”, in 西学東漸と東亜近代新語新概念, 2008.

Min NanEdit

simpl.
trad. 電視

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ tɪɛn˨˩ɕi˧˧ ]

NounEdit

电视 (simplified, POJ tiān-sī, traditional 電視, simplified 电视)

  1. television

Derived termsEdit

Last modified on 14 April 2014, at 21:19