能管

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能管 (nōkan): a noh flute.
Kanji in this term
のう
Grade: 5
かん
Grade: 4
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

/noːkwan//noːkan/

Compound of ‎(, noh theater) +‎ ‎(kan, pipe; wind instrument).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

能管 ‎(hiragana のうかん, romaji nōkan, historical hiragana のうくわん)

  1. a transverse flute used to accompany a Japanese noh theater performance: a nohkan

References[edit]

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