簫鼓

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See also: 箫鼓

Chinese[edit]

(flute); pan pipes; xiao - a vertical bamboo flute
 
convex; drum; to rouse; to beat
trad. (簫鼓)
simp. (箫鼓)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

簫鼓

  1. (literary) flutes and drums
  2. (literary) music

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しょう
Hyōgaiji

Grade: S
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese compound 簫鼓(sew kuX, literally flute + drum).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

簫鼓 ‎(hiragana しょうこ, romaji shōko, historical hiragana せうこ)

  1. flutes and drums

References[edit]

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