拍子

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Chinese[edit]

 
to clap; to pat; to beat; to hit; to slap; to take (a picture)
 
child; son; (noun suffix); small thing; seed; egg; 1st earthly branch; 11 pm-1 am; midnight
simp. and trad.
(拍子)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

拍子

  1. small bat such as a fly swatter, tennis racket, ping-pong paddle, etc.
  2. (music) beat; time

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ひょう
Grade: S

Grade: 1
on’yomi

Noun[edit]

拍子 (hiragana ひょうし, rōmaji hyōshi)

  1. a beat
     (さん)拍子 (びょうし)
    sanbyōshi
    three beats (per measure, i.e. 3/4 meter)
    4 ()拍子 (びょうし)4 (よん)拍子 (びょうし))のリズム
    shibyōshi (yonbyōshi) no rizumu
    4/4 rhythm
  2. rhythm

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