月琴

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Chinese[edit]

moon stringed instrument
trad. (月琴)
simp. #(月琴)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

月琴

  1. yueqin (short-necked fretted plucked lute with a round wooden body, used in the traditional music of China, particularly Beijing opera)
  2. a long-necked fretted plucked lute with a round wooden body, used in the traditional music of Taiwan

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
げつ > げっ
Grade: 1
きん
Grade: S
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

("moon") + ("stringed instrument")

Noun[edit]

月琴 (hiragana げっきん, rōmaji gekkin)

  1. a short-necked fretted plucked lute with a round wooden body, derived from the Chinese yueqin and formerly used in the traditional music of Japan

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

月琴 (wolgeum) (hangeul 월금)

  1. Hanja form? of 월금 (a round-bodied plucked lute with four strings and 13 frets, formerly used in the traditional music of Korea).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Etymology[edit]

("moon") + ("stringed instrument")

Noun[edit]

月琴

  1. Hán tự form of nguyệt cầm, “đàn nguyệt