電視

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Cantonese[edit]

simpl. 电视
trad.

Noun[edit]

電視 (traditional, Jyutping din6 si6, traditional 電視)

  1. television

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

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 电视
trad.

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin diànshì
Zhuyin ㄉㄧㄢˋ ㄕˋ
IPA (key) /ti̯ɛn⁵¹⁻⁵³ ʂʐ̩⁵¹/
Audio
(file)
Homophones
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電視/电视
電勢/电势
殿試/殿试

Noun[edit]

電視 (traditional, Pinyin diànshì, simplified 电视)

  1. television
    喜歡電視
    Wǒ xǐhuān kàn diànshì
    I like to watch TV

Derived terms[edit]

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

Min Nan[edit]

simpl. 电视
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ tɪɛn˨˩ɕi˧˧ ]

Noun[edit]

電視 (traditional, POJ tiān-sī, traditional 電視, simplified 电视)

  1. television

Derived terms[edit]