电灯开关 – Diàndēng kāiguān



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Phrase Dictionary

  1. Lightswitch = 电灯开关 Diàndēng kāiguān
    • Electric Light – 电灯 – Diàndēng
    • Switch – 开关 – Kāiguān
  2. 请打开电灯开关。 (Qǐng dǎkāi diàndēng kāiguān.): Please turn on the light switch.
    • 请 (Qǐng): please
    • 打开 (dǎkāi): turn on, open
      • 打 (dǎ): hit, strike (but in this context, part of the compound meaning “to open” or “to turn on”)
      • 开 (kāi): open
    • 电灯 (diàndēng): electric light, lamp
      • 电 (diàn): electricity
      • 灯 (dēng): lamp, light
    • 开关 (kāiguān): switch
      • 开 (kāi): open, on
      • 关 (guān): close, off

 

Phrases and Translations

  1. 请打开电灯开关。
    • English: Please turn on the light switch.
    • Pinyin: Qǐng dǎkāi diàndēng kāiguān.