太鼓

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Japanese[edit]

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太鼓

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Japanese compound of (tai, big, fat, thick) +‎ (ko, drum).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

太鼓 (hiragana たいこ, romaji taiko)

  1. (music) a drum
  2. more specifically, one of various sizes of traditional Japanese drums
  3. a drumbeat, the sound of a drum as a signal

Synonyms[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

  • borrowed from Japanese

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin tàigǔ
Zhuyin ㄊㄞˋ ㄍㄨˇ
IPA (key) /tʰaɪ̯⁵¹ ku²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

Noun[edit]

太鼓 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin tàigǔ)

  1. (music) taiko drums

Related terms[edit]