Chinese Word Entry

電話

Simplified Chinese form: 电话

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄉㄧㄢˋ ㄏㄨㄚˋ
Mandarin (Pinyin): diàn huà
Cantonese (Jyutping): din6 waa2
Definitions:
  1. telephone
    (classifier: )

  2. phone call
    (classifier: )

  3. phone number


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Chinese characters used in this word

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

tale, talk, speech, language, dialect
Readings
Mandarin: ㄏㄨㄚˋ (huà)
Cantonese: waa2, waa6
Japanese: ワ、 カイ / はな.す、 はなし
Korean:
Vietnamese: thoại
Variants
Simplified Chinese form: