電視

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Chinese[edit]

Chinese Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia zh

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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]

電視

  1. television

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

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

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
でん
Grade: 2

Grade: 6
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

電視 (hiragana でんし, romaji denshi)

  1. (obsolete) television