电视

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Chinese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

电视

  1. television
    • 喜欢电视 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, simp.]
      Wǒ xǐhuān kàn diànshì. [Pinyin]
      I like to watch TV.

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References[edit]

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