喇叭

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Chinese[edit]

(phonetic); (onomat.) denote a sound or sharp noise (gunfire, etc.)
simp. and trad.
(喇叭)

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing 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 term for 嗩吶唢呐 (suǒnà, “suona”).
  3. (music) a long, straight, valveless brass trumpet used in the traditional music of China
  4. Alternative term for 揚聲器扬声器 (yángshēngqì, “loudspeaker; speaker; amplifier”).
  5. (in automobiles etc.) horn
  6. (figuratively) gossiper; one who disseminates information unrestrainedly

Usage notes[edit]

This is a generic term which can be used to describe anything that has a horn or trumpet-like conical shape.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (喇叭):

Japanese[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

喇叭 ‎(hiragana らっぱ, romaji rappa)

  1. trumpet
  2. bugle

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

喇叭 ‎(nabal) ‎(hangeul 나발)

  1. Hanja form? of 나발, “nabal”.

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