梆子

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Chinese[edit]

watchman's rattle
 
child; son; (noun suff.); small thing; midnight; 11 p.m.-1 a.m.; seed; egg; 1st earthly branch
simp. and trad.
(梆子)

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梆子

  1. a watchman's clapper
  2. (music) wooden clappers; a small, rectangular, high-pitched wood block used in Chinese folk music and opera
  3. one of a number of varieties of traditional folk opera performed in northern China, using the bangzi as an accompanying instrument

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