拍子

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

拍子

  1. (Intermediate Mandarin) a (fly) swatter; a (tennis) racket; a (ping-pong) paddle
  2. (Intermediate Mandarin) a beat (of music)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: 1

Noun[edit]

拍子 (hiragana ひょうし, romaji hyōshi)

  1. a beat
    拍子
    さんびょうし
    sanbyoushi
    three beats
    Means three beats per measure, i.e. 3/4 meter.
  2. rhythm

Derived terms[edit]