琵琶

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Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
Jinmeiyō Jinmeiyō

Noun[edit]

琵琶 (hiragana びわ, romaji biwa)

  1. biwa (Japanese lute, a plucked, fretted pear-shaped lute with four or, more rarely, five strings)

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

琵琶 (bipa) (hangeul 비파)

  1. bipa, lute (a plucked, fretted pear-shaped lute with four or, more rarely, five strings)

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin pípa
Zhuyin ㄆㄧˊ ㄆㄚ˙
IPA (key) /pʰi³⁵ pʰa̠³/

Noun[edit]

琵琶 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin pípa)

  1. (music) pipa (a plucked Chinese string instrument)

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Hanzi[edit]

琵琶 (POJ pî-pê/gî-pê)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

琵琶

  1. Hán form of tỳ bà, "a plucked, fretted pear-shaped lute with four strings"