琵琶

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Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

琵琶

  1. (music) pipa (a plucked Chinese string instrument)

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (琵琶):


Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term

Jinmeiyō

Jinmeiyō
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

琵琶 (hiragana びわ, romaji biwa)

  1. biwa (Japanese lute, a plucked, fretted pear-shaped lute with four or, more rarely, five strings)

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

琵琶 (bipa) (hangeul 비파)

  1. Hanja form? of 비파, “bipa, lute”.

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

琵琶

  1. Hán tự form of tỳ bà, "a plucked, fretted pear-shaped lute with four strings"