|castrated buck caprid|
convex; drum; to rouse
convex; drum; to rouse; to beat
|simp. and trad.
- a small Chinese double-headed drum struck with two wooden sticks, adopted from the Central Asian region of Kucha during the Tang Dynasty
|Kanji in this term|
|かつ > かっ
|鞨鼓 (less common)|
Appears to be a coinage in Japanese from Middle Chinese-derived components, as a compound of 羯 (katsu, “the Jie people, part of the Five Barbarians confederation in antiquity”) + 鼓 (ko, “drum”). So called for the putative origins of the drum design, introduced to Japan during the Nara period.
- (music) a small double-headed drum struck with two sticks, used in the gagaku and noh music of Japan
- (Noh theater) a 羯鼓舞 (kakko mai), a kind of dance as part of a noh play, performed while playing a kakko drum held to one's chest
- (Noh theater) a lively kakko drum performance played during such a noh dance
- (Noh theater) a 羯鼓物 (kakko mono), the fourth act in a noh play, consisting of such a dance
- (dance) a 羯鼓踊り (kakko odori), a kind of folk dance performed with a kakko drum hung in front from one's neck
|Hanja in this term|