梆子

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin bāngzi
Zhuyin ㄅㄤ ㄗ˙
IPA (key) /pɑŋ⁵⁵ d͡z̥z̩²/

Noun[edit]

梆子 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin bāngzi)

  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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