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electric; electricity; electrical brain
trad. (電腦)
simp. (电脑)
Literally: “electric brain”.
 
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EtymologyEdit

Coined by Taiwanese computer expert Fan Kuanling (范光陵) in 1965 in his book 《電腦和你》 (Computers and You).

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Note:
  • diêng6 nao2 - Chaozhou;
  • diang6 nao2 - Jieyang.
  • Wu
  • NounEdit

    電腦

    1. computer (Classifier: m c;  m)
      電腦 / 电脑  ―  wán diànnǎo  ―  to play on the computer
      試用電腦 / 试用电脑  ―  Wǒ shìyòng xīn diànnǎo.  ―  I tried out the new computer.
      就是電腦價格 [MSC, trad.]
      就是电脑价格 [MSC, simp.]
      Jiùshì zhè tái diànnǎo jiàgé shàng wàn, wǒ yě huì mǎi. [Pinyin]
      Even if this computer's price is over 10,000 yuan, I'm still going to buy it.

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    JapaneseEdit

    Kanji in this term
    でん
    Grade: 2
    のう
    Hyōgaiji
    on’yomi

    NounEdit

    電腦 (kyūjitai kanji, shinjitai kanji 電脳, hiragana でんのう, rōmaji dennō)

    1. (uncommon) Kyūjitai form of 電脳: computer

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    Hanja in this term

    NounEdit

    電腦 (ttenno) (hangeul 뗀노)

    1. (Yanbian dialect) Hanja form? of 뗀노 (computer).