電波

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See also: 电波

Chinese[edit]

electric; electricity; electrical
 
wave; ripple; storm; surge
trad. (電波)
simp. (电波)

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Noun[edit]

電波

  1. electromagnetic wave

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
でん
Grade: 2
は > ぱ
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

電波 (hiragana でんぱ, rōmaji denpa)

  1. a radio wave (literally an electric wave)
    電波 (でんぱ) (つう)じて (はな)す。
    Denpa o tsūjite hanasu.
    talk over the radio.
  2. mobile phone signal
    トンネルだから電波 (でんぱ) ()し。
    Tonneru dakara denpa nashi.
    Because of the tunnel, there is no mobile phone signal.
  3. (slang) nonsense

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Adjective[edit]

電波 (-na inflection, hiragana でんぱ, rōmaji denpa)

  1. (slang) random and nonsensical

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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.