提琴

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Chinese[edit]

 
to carry; to lift; to put forward; (upwards character stroke); lifting (brush stroke in painting); to mention; carry (suspended)
qin; general name for certain instruments
simp. and trad.
(提琴)
Literally: “handheld string instrument”.

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Noun[edit]

提琴

  1. (music) violin family of musical instruments (Classifier: m)
  2. (music) tiqin, one of several bowed string instruments in the huqin family, used in traditional Chinese music (Classifier: m)

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Kanji in this term
てい
Grade: 5
きん
Grade: S
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese 提琴 (MC dei ɡˠiɪm). Compare modern Min Nan reading thê-khîm, Cantonese tai4 kam4.

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Noun[edit]

提琴 (hiragana ていきん, rōmaji teikin)

  1. (music) a kind of traditional Chinese stringed instrument played with a bow
    Depending on time period and region, this term may refer to the two-stringed tiqin or yehu, or to a sihu with four strings. Generally larger and with a lower range than the erhu.[1][3]
  2. (rare) a violin, a fiddle

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  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
  3. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan