箜篌

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Hyōgaiji

Noun[edit]

箜篌 (hiragana くご, romaji kugo)

  1. An old East Asian stringed instrument

Noun[edit]

箜篌 (hiragana くうご, romaji kūgo)

  1. An old East Asian stringed instrument

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

箜篌 (gonghu) (hangeul 공후)

  1. Hanja form? of 공후, “any of a number of harps used in ancient East Asia”.

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin kōnghóu
Zhuyin ㄎㄨㄥ ㄏㄡˊ
IPA (key) /kʰʊŋ⁵⁵ xoʊ̯³⁵/

Noun[edit]

箜篌 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin kōnghóu)

  1. (archaic) a term used to refer to one of a number of different harps used in the music of ancient China

Usage notes[edit]

  • This instrument has been revived in modernized form in the 20th century.

References[edit]