Chinese Word Entry

Simplified Chinese form:

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄉㄧㄢˋ
Mandarin (Pinyin): diàn
Cantonese (Jyutping): din6
  1. lightning

  2. electricity

  3. electric (bound form)

  4. to get (or give) an electric shock

  5. phone call or telegram etc

  6. to send via telephone or telegram etc

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Chinese characters used in this word

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