胡琴

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Jinmeiyō
きん
Grade: S
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

胡琴 (hiragana こきん, romaji kokin)

  1. huqin

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

  • (an archaic, generic term for any peoples who lived outside of China's borders, particularly to the north and west) + (stringed instrument)

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin húqín
Zhuyin ㄏㄨˊ ㄑㄧㄣˊ
IPA (key) /xu³⁵ t͡ɕʰin³⁵/

Noun[edit]

胡琴 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin húqín)

  1. huqin (a family of vertical bowed fiddles used in the traditional music of China)