電子

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Chinese[edit]

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)

Etymology[edit]

electricity + (noun particle)

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

電子

  1. electronic

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

電子

  1. electron

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
でん
Grade: 2

Grade: 1
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

電子 (hiragana でんし, romaji denshi)

  1. electron

Usage notes[edit]

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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References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.