板胡

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Chinese[edit]

 
board; plank; plate; slab
(surname); beard; what why how
simp. and trad.
(板胡)

Etymology[edit]

  • ("wooden board," referring to the wooden face of the instrument's body) + (short for huqin, a family of Chinese bowed lutes)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

板胡

  1. banhu (a bowed string instrument with two strings and a coconut shell body)

Usage notes[edit]

  • The instrument is used primarily in the traditional music of northern and northeastern China