胡笳十八拍

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Chinese[edit]

a reed pipe adopted by the Chinese from nomadic peoples of Central Asia in ancient times and used in military music ten; 10 eight; 8
 
to clap; to pat; to beat; to hit; to slap; to take (a picture)
simp. and trad.
(胡笳十八拍)
胡笳

Etymology[edit]

  • Literally: Eighteen Stanzas for a Barbarian Reed Leaf Pipe

Pronunciation[edit]


Proper noun[edit]

胡笳十八拍

  1. Eighteen Songs of a Nomad Flute (a famous piece of music written by Cai Yan (蔡琰) at the end of the Eastern Han dynasty)