See also: 电子

Contents

ChineseEdit

electric; electricity; electrical
 
child; son; (noun suff.); small thing; midnight; 11 p.m.-1 a.m.; seed; egg; 1st earthly branch
trad. (電子)
simp. (电子)

EtymologyEdit

Wasei kango (和製漢語), borrowing from Japanese 電子 (でんし)(denshi, electron)

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

電子

  1. electronic
    電子元件 / 电子元件  ―  diànzǐ yuánjiàn  ―  electronic component

See alsoEdit

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

電子

  1. electron   (Classifier: m; )
    電子 / 电子  ―  yī duì diànzǐ  ―  a pair of electrons

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
でん
Grade: 2

Grade: 1
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

Appears to be a coinage in Japan from Middle Chinese-derived components, as a compound of (den, lightning, electricity) +‎ (shi, small thing, particle).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

電子 ‎(hiragana でんし, romaji denshi)

  1. electron

Usage notesEdit

In compounds or when followed by the possessive particle , this can be translated as either electron or electronic. Note, however, that in both cases this word in Japanese is still a noun.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.