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See also: 电波

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ChineseEdit

electric; electricity; electrical
 
wave; ripple; storm; surge
trad. (電波)
simp. (电波)

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NounEdit

電波

  1. (physics) electromagnetic wave

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JapaneseEdit

 
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Kanji in this term
でん
Grade: 2
は > ぱ
Grade: 3
on’yomi

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NounEdit

電波 (hiragana でんぱ, rōmaji denpa)

  1. radio wave
    電波 (でんぱ) (つう)じて (はな)
    denpa o tsūjite hanasu
    talk over the radio
  2. mobile phone signal
    トンネルだから電波 (でんぱ) ()し。
    Tonneru da kara denpa nashi.
    Because of the tunnel, there is no mobile phone signal.
  3. (slang) nonsense produced by a mentally unsound person, who is termed a 電波 (でんぱ) (けい) (denpa-kei, radio-wave-type) person

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AdjectiveEdit

電波 (-na inflection, hiragana でんぱ, rōmaji denpa)

  1. (slang) random and nonsensical

InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.