外電

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See also: 外电

Chinese[edit]

foreign dispatch (電訊)
trad. (外電)
simp. (外电)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

外電

  1. dispatch from a foreign news agency

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
がい
Grade: 2
でん
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Shortening of 外国電報 (gaikoku denpō, telegram or dispatch from a foreign country).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

外電 (hiragana がいでん, rōmaji gaiden, historical hiragana ぐわいでん)

  1. Short for 外国電報 (gaikoku denpō): a dispatch from a foreign news agency

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9