篳篥

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See also: 觱篥

Chinese[edit]

wicker bamboos good for poles; horn
trad. (篳篥)
simp. (筚篥)
alt. forms
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from a language in the Western Regions. Compare Khotanese *pīlī ‎(pipe?) (as in pīlīrūvī ‎(clyster-pipe)), Korean 피리 ‎(piri, Korean double reed instrument).

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

篳篥

  1. (music) bili (a cylindrical double reed wind instrument used in the court and ritual music of China since ancient times)

Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
ひち
Hyōgaiji
りき
Hyōgaiji
on'yomi
篳篥 (hichiriki)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

篳篥 ‎(hiragana ひちりき, romaji hichiriki)

  1. a cylindrical double reed wind instrument used in the gagaku music of Japan

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9