四胡

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Mandarin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

(four) + (fiddle; short for 胡琴, a family of Chinese vertical fiddles), implying "four-stringed fiddle"

Noun[edit]

simpl. and trad.

四胡 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin sìhú)

  1. sihu; a bowed string instrument with two pairs of strings, used in Chinese folk music