精神音樂

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Chinese[edit]

 
energy; perfect; excellent; refined; very; proficient
 
God; unusual; mysterious; soul; spirit; divine essence; lively; spiritual being
sound; noise; news
 
(surname); music; happy; laugh; cheerful
trad. (精神音樂)
simp. (精神音乐)

Etymology[edit]

From 精神 ("lively") + 音樂音乐 ("music"). 精神 is sometimes mistranslated as "spiritual," though a more apt translation of 精神 in this context would be "spirited."

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

精神音樂

  1. a genre of Cantonese music popularized in Shanghai in the 1920s and 1930s