口笛

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Chinese[edit]

mouth; (a measure word) flute
simp. and trad.
(口笛)

Etymology[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

口笛

  1. a very small Chinese flute made from bamboo

References[edit]

  • “口笛”, Guoyu Cidian On-line Mandarin Dictionary (國語辭典)[1] (in Mandarin), retrieved 2007-11-27

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
くち
Grade: 1
ふえ > ぶえ
Grade: 3
kun'yomi

Noun[edit]

口笛 ‎(hiragana くちぶえ, romaji kuchibue)

  1. mouth whistle, mouth whistling
    口笛 (くちぶえ) ()いている (かれ)は、機嫌 (きげん) ()さそうだ。
    Kuchibue o fuiteiru kare wa, kigen ga yosasōda.
    That man, whistling his mouth, seems to be happy.