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[いなずま()]
inazuma
noun, outdated kanji

Alternate Written Forms:

[いな()·ずま()]
inazuma
[いな()·づま()]
inaduma
[いなづま()]
inaduma
Outdated Kanji

English Meaning(s) for 電

noun
  1. lightning; flash of lightning; lightning bolt

Definition and Synonyms for 電

Lightning the flash of light that accompanies an electric discharge in the atmosphere (or something resembling such a flash)
Synonyms: 稲妻
Streak a sudden flash (as of lightning)
Synonyms: 稲妻
Lightning abrupt electric discharge from cloud to cloud or from cloud to earth accompanied by the emission of light
Synonyms: ライトニング, 稲光, 稲妻, 稲魂, 雷光, 雷火, 電光, 電影
Bolt a discharge of lightning accompanied by thunder
Synonyms: 稲光, 稲妻, 落雷, 迅雷, , 雷光, 雷公, 雷電, 電光, 霹靂, 鳴神
Lightning can scintillate for a second or more
Synonyms: 稲妻

Meanings for each kanji in 電

» electricity

Categories 電 is a member of

Flash a sudden intense burst of radiant energy
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Lightning abrupt electric discharge from cloud to cloud or from cloud to earth accompanied by the emission of light
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Atmospheric Electricity electrical discharges in the atmosphere
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Sample Sentences for 電

Edison invented the electric lamp.

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