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diàn huà
n. telephone set, phone (fixed line); (phone) call

Simplified Chinese

Traditional Chinese

Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
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wǒ yí dào běi jīng , jiù gěi péng you dǎ le gè diàn huà .
phr. As soon as I arrived in Beijing, I telephoned my friend.
gōng yòng diàn huà
n. public telephone
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gōng lù páng biān yǒu gōng yòng diàn huà
phr. There are public telephones near the motorway.
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dào jiā yǐ hòu wó géi ní dǎ diàn huà
phr. I will call you when I arrive home.
线
diàn huà xiàn
n. telephone line/wire
diàn huà jī
n. telephone equipment
shǒu tí diàn huà
n. mobile phone
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dǎ le shí fēn zhōng de diàn huà
phr. had a ten-minute phone call
diàn huà fèi
nphr. telephone fee
kě shì diàn huà
nphr. video telephone
ná qǐ diàn huà
phr. to pick up the phone
yí bù diàn huà
phr. a phone
wú shéng diàn huà
nphr. cordless telephone