喇叭

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Chinese[edit]

phonetic
simp. and trad.
(喇叭)

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Mongolian ᠯᠠᠪᠠᠢ (labai, sea shell; conch; conch trumpet), in turn borrowed from Chinese 螺貝 (MC luɑ pɑiH, “shell; conch; conch trumpet”).

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

喇叭

  1. (music) horn
  2. (music) Alternative name for 嗩吶唢呐 (suǒnà, “suona”).
  3. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) (music) laba (a long, straight, valveless brass trumpet used in the traditional music of China)
  4. Alternative name for 揚聲器扬声器 (yángshēngqì, “loudspeaker; speaker; amplifier”).
  5. (in automobiles etc.) horn
  6. (figurative) gossiper; one who disseminates information unrestrainedly

Usage notes[edit]

This is also used as a generic term to describe anything that has a horn or trumpet-like conical shape.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (喇叭):
  • Japanese: 喇叭(らっぱ) (rappa)
  • Korean: 나발 (喇叭, nabal)
  • Vietnamese: lạt bát (喇叭)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
らつ > らっ
Hyōgaiji
は > ぱ
Hyōgaiji
on’yomi

Noun[edit]

喇叭(らっぱ) (rappa

  1. trumpet
  2. bugle
  3. Short for 喇叭飲み.

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

喇叭 (nabal) (hangeul 나발)

  1. Hanja form? of 나발 (nabal).