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English Definitionwire; power cord
Simplified Script电线
Traditional Script電線
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄉㄧㄢˋ ㄒㄧㄢˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)din6sin3
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure Words
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
diànelectric; electricity; electrical
线 xiànthread; string; wire; line

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Words With Same Head Word    
电视diànshìtelevision; TV
电话diànhuàtelephone; phone call; phone number
电影diànyǐngmovie; film
电灯diàndēngelectric light
电车diànchētrolleybus; tram
Words With Same Tail Word    
路线lùxiànitinerary; route; political line (e.g. right revisionist road)
光线guāngxiànlight ray; light; illumination; lighting (for a photograph)
战线zhànxiànbattle line; battlefront; front
界线jièxiànlimits; bounds; dividing line
直线zhíxiànstraight line; sharply (rise or fall)
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