Chinese Traditional: 來電
Chinese Simplified: 来电
Pinyin: lai2 dian4
Zhuyin: ㄌㄞˊ ㄉㄧㄢˋ
English Meaning: 1. to telephone 2. a telephone call
Classifier: (ge5) or (ci4)

Example Sentences:

謝謝您的來電。
谢谢您的来电。
xie4 xie5 nin2 de5 lai2 dian4.
Thanks for calling. (telephone call)
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我以為來電是詐騙而掛斷電話。
我以为来电是诈骗而挂断电话。
wo3 yi3 wei2 lai2 dian4 shi4 zha4 pian4 er2 gua4 duan4 dian4 hua4.
I hung up the phone thinking it was a hoax.
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Related Words:

 

lái

1. to come 2. in order to 3. to take place, to crop up 4. to have 5. future, coming 6. (used to replace another verb) 7. (used with to express capability)

Here: to come, to come from

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diàn

1. electricity 2. to make a phone call 3. radio 4. electric

Here: electricity

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