): Fujiwara no Otsugu playing the six-stringed wagon
Probably coined in Japan of Middle Chinese-derived components, as a compound of 和 (wa, “Japan, Japanese”) + 琴 (gon, “koto, zither”).
和琴 (hiragana わごん, rōmaji wagon)
- (music) a six-stringed koto or zither used to perform kagura music, more common in ancient times
- 1988, 国語大辞典（新装版） (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan