鼓吹

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Chinese[edit]

 
convex; drum; to rouse; to beat
 
to blow; blast; puff; boast; brag; end in failure
simp. and trad.
(鼓吹)
Literally: “drumming and blowing”.

Pronunciation 1[edit]


Verb[edit]

鼓吹

  1. to promote enthusiastically; to preach
  2. to brag

Pronunciation 2[edit]


Noun[edit]

鼓吹

  1. a loud wind and percussion ensemble in traditional Chinese music, usually featuring suona, drums, gongs and cymbals
  2. (Taiwanese Min Nan) suona (a type of woodwind instrument)
  3. (Xiamen, Quanzhou, Zhangzhou Min Nan) trumpet; horn (wind instrument)
  4. (literary) music
Synonyms[edit]
Dialectal synonyms of 嗩吶 (“suona (musical instrument)”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 嗩吶
Mandarin Beijing 嗩吶
Taiwan 嗩吶
Cantonese Guangzhou 啲打
Hong Kong 啲打
Dongguan 啲打
Hakka Miaoli (N. Sixian) 笛仔
Liudui (S. Sixian) 笛仔
Hsinchu (Hailu) 笛仔
Dongshi (Dabu) 啲打
Zhuolan (Raoping) 笛仔
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 嗒嘀
Min Nan Xiamen 噯仔
Quanzhou 噯仔
Zhangzhou 嗒知嘟
Taipei 鼓吹
Kaohsiung 鼓吹
Tainan 鼓吹
Taichung 鼓吹
Hsinchu 鼓吹
Lukang 鼓吹
Sanxia 鼓吹
Yilan 鼓吹
Kinmen 鼓吹
Magong 鼓吹
Derived terms[edit]