馬頭琴

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See also: 马头琴

Chinese[edit]

a horse's head (mus. instr.) zither
trad. (馬頭琴) 馬頭
simp. (马头琴) 马头

Etymology[edit]

The name refers to the head of a horse carved into its headstock.

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

馬頭琴

  1. (music) morin khuur; horsehead fiddle

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
とう
Grade: 2
きん
Grade: S
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Chinese 馬頭琴.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

馬頭琴 ‎(hiragana ばとうきん, romaji batōkin)

  1. (music) a morin khuur

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