管弦

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See also: 管絃

Chinese[edit]

 
to take care (of); to control; to manage; to be in charge of; to look after; to run; tube; pipe
bow string; string of mus. instr.
trad. (管弦/管絃) /
simp. (管弦)

Etymology[edit]

From abbreviation of 管樂管乐 (“wind instrumental music”) + abbreviation of 弦樂弦乐 (xiányuè, “string instrumental music”)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

管弦

  1. orchestral music

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
かん
Grade: 4
げん
Grade: S
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

管弦 ‎(hiragana かんげん, romaji kangen)

  1. wind and string instruments
  2. Japanese court music music

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.