椰胡

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

("coconut") + (short for huqin, a family of Chinese bowed lutes)

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin yēhú
Zhuyin ㄧㄝ ㄏㄨˊ
IPA (key) /i̯ɛ⁵⁵ xu³⁵/

Noun[edit]

椰胡 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin yēhú)

  1. a bowed string instrument with two strings and a coconut shell body; used primarily in the traditional music of southern China and Taiwan

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