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The Chinese word dianhua - 电话 - diànhuà
(telephone in Chinese)

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English translations

telephone, phone call ,
telephone call, call, phone

Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( dianhua / diànhuà ) with pronunciation (English translation: telephone )

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电话 ( dianhua / diànhuà ) is composed of these characters: (dian) , (hua)
电话 ( dianhua / diànhuà ) in traditional characters

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电话 ( dianhua / diànhuà ) belongs to the 1000 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 560)
Chinese words containing the word 电话 ( dianhua / diànhuà ) :
dă diànhuà ( 打电话 : to call somebody (on the phone) ), diànhuàbù ( 电话簿 : telephone directory ), diànhuàhàomă ( 电话号码 : telephone number ), diànhuàkă ( 电话卡 : phone card ), diànhuàtíng ( 电话亭 : telephone booth ), diànhuàxiàn ( 电话线 : telephone cord ), guàdiànhuà ( 挂电话 : to hang up the phone ), jiē diànhuà ( 接电话 : to receive a call )

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