Chinese Word Entry


Simplified Chinese form: 来电

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄌㄞˊ ㄉㄧㄢˋ
Mandarin (Pinyin): lái diàn
Cantonese (Jyutping): loi4 din6
  1. incoming telephone call (or telegram)

  2. to phone in; to send in a telegram

  3. to have an instant attraction to sb

  4. (of electricity, after an outage) to come back

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Chinese characters used in this word

come, due, next, cause, become, coming, return, returning
Mandarin: ㄌㄞˊ (lái), ㄌㄞˋ (lài)
Cantonese: loi4
Japanese: ライ (rai)、 タイ (tai) / く.る (kuru)、 きた.る (kitaru)、 きた.す (kitasu)
Korean: 래 (rae), 내 (nae)
Vietnamese: lai, lãi
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Simplified Japanese form:

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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