電波

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See also: 电波

Chinese[edit]

electric; electricity; electrical wave; (Cantonese) ball
trad. (電波)
simp. (电波)

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Noun[edit]

電波

  1. (physics) electromagnetic wave

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Japanese[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

(でん)() (denpa

  1. radio wave
    電波(でんぱ)(つう)じて(はな)
    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 da kara denpa nashi.
    Because of the tunnel, there is no mobile phone signal.
    電波(でんぱ)(わる)
    denpa ga warui
    reception is bad
  3. (slang) nonsense produced by a mentally unsound person, who is termed a 電波(でんぱ)(けい) (denpa-kei, radio-wave-type) person

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Adjective[edit]

(でん)() (denpa-na (adnominal (でん)() (denpa na), adverbial (でん)() (denpa ni))

  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.

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

電波 (jeonpa) (hangeul 전파)

  1. Hanja form? of 전파 (radio wave).