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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin bāyīn
Zhuyin ㄅㄚ ㄧㄣ
IPA (key) /pa̠⁵⁵ in⁵⁵/

Noun[edit]

八音 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin bāyīn)

  1. an ancient Chinese system of classifying musical instruments into eight materials
  2. any one of a variety of genres of traditional instrumental music from Guangxi, China

Derived terms[edit]