Talk:革

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Further definition?[edit]

Doesn't this also mean "revolutionary"? I believe it does in the context of the gehu (a modernized bass huqin). 69.81.154.24 08:07, 10 December 2006 (UTC)

  • Well 革命 means "revolution" so it might be a back formation from that. Kappa 08:36, 10 December 2006 (UTC)

It's often used in this way, such as in 民革. Can this additional definition be added to the article? 24.93.170.200 07:41, 28 June 2007 (UTC)

改革 means "reformed" so this is likely the meaning in the case of the 革胡. 24.93.170.200 01:39, 5 December 2007 (UTC)

Surname?[edit]

Can this be used as a surname? 71.66.97.228 04:47, 24 February 2011 (UTC)

Mandarin readings[edit]

Can it be added in which contexts the various Mandarin readings are used? 71.66.97.228 04:47, 24 February 2011 (UTC)