đàn tỳ bà

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

đàn (a classifier designating string instruments) + tỳ bà (from Chinese 琵琶, a plucked, fretted lute with a pear-shaped body and four strings)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): /ˀɗaːn˨˩ ti˨˩ ˀɓaː˨˩/
  • (Huế) IPA(key): /ˀɗaːŋ˧˧ tɪj˧˧ ˀɓaː˧˧/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): /ˀɗaːŋ˨˩ tɪj˨˩ ˀɓaː˨˩/

Noun[edit]

đàn tỳ bà

  1. a Vietnamese plucked, fretted lute with a pear-shaped body and four strings

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