三弦

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

  • from ("three") + ("string")

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin sānxián
Zhuyin ㄙㄢ ㄒㄧㄢˊ
IPA (key) /sa̠n⁵⁵ ɕi̯ɛn³⁵/

Noun[edit]

三弦 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin sānxián)

  1. sanxian; a fretless lute with three strings, used in traditional Chinese music

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