篳篥

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See also: 觱篥 and 筚篥

Chinese[edit]

phonetic
trad. (篳篥)
simp. (筚篥)
alt. forms
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篳篥

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]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (1) (37)
Final () (48) (48)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/piɪt̚/ /liɪt̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/pit̚/ /lit̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/pjet̚/ /ljet̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/pit̚/ /lit̚/
Li
Rong
/piĕt̚/ /liĕt̚/
Wang
Li
/pĭĕt̚/ /lĭĕt̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/pi̯ĕt̚/ /li̯ĕt̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
bi

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, rōmaji 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