Japanese Word Entry

電話
Kana:でんわ
Romaji:denwa
Definitions:
  1. telephone call, phone call

  2. telephone (device), phone


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Chinese characters used in this word

electricity, electric, lightning
Readings
Mandarin: ㄉㄧㄢˋ (diàn)
Cantonese: din6
Japanese: デン (den)、 テン (ten) / いなずま (inazuma)
Korean: 전 (jeon)
Vietnamese: điện
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:

tale, talk, speech, language, dialect
Readings
Mandarin: ㄏㄨㄚˋ (huà)
Cantonese: waa2, waa6
Japanese: ワ (wa)、 カイ (kai) / はな.す (hanasu)、 はなし (hanashi)
Korean: 화 (hwa)
Vietnamese: thoại
Variants
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