柳琴

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Chinese[edit]

willow; Liu (a surname) (mus. instr.)
simp. and trad.
(柳琴)

Etymology[edit]

Derives from the instrument's original name, liǔyèqín (trad. 柳葉琴, simpl. 柳叶琴), meaning "willow-leaf-(shaped) stringed instrument."

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

柳琴

  1. a small plucked, fretted lute with a pear-shaped body and four strings, used in Chinese traditional and classical music

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