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v. get an electric shock; (formal) send a telegram
Other meanings
[diàn]   n. electricity
[diàn]   char. lightning; telegram
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    down radical, the vertical stroke (not in use now as an independent character) (for )
    rain (for )

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.
tā bèi diàn sǐ le .
phr. He died from an electronic shock.
diàn hè
v. congratulate via telegram