洞簫

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Chinese[edit]

cave; hole (flute); pan pipes; xiao - a vertical bamboo flute
trad. (洞簫)
simp. (洞箫)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

洞簫

  1. (music) the xiao (a vertical, notched, end-blown bamboo flute used since ancient times in traditional and classical Chinese music)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
どう
Grade: S
しょう
Hyōgaiji
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese compound 洞簫 ‎(literally hole + xiao (Chinese flute)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

洞簫 ‎(hiragana どうしょう, romaji dōshō, historical hiragana どうせう)

  1. xiao (Chinese flute)

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9