điện thoại

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from 電話, composed of (“electric”) and (“conversation”). Borrowing from Japanese 電話 (denwa).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

điện thoại

  1. telephone

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Verb[edit]

điện thoại

  1. to telephone; to call

Synonyms[edit]

  • (telephone): điện (colloquial)