太鼓

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Chinese[edit]

 
too (much); very; extremely; highest; greatest
 
convex; drum; to rouse; to beat
simp. and trad.
(太鼓)

Etymology[edit]

  • borrowed from Japanese

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

太鼓

  1. (music) taiko drums

Related terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
たい
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太鼓

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Japanese compound of ‎(tai, big, fat, thick) +‎ ‎(ko, drum).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

太鼓 ‎(hiragana たいこ, romaji taiko)

  1. (music) a drum
  2. more specifically, one of various sizes of traditional Japanese drums
  3. a drumbeat, the sound of a drum as a signal

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