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Also Japanese[edit]

This appears to also be a Japanese word (the instrument was used in Japan during the Japanese period that was during the same time as the Chinese Tang Dynasty). 06:30, 15 September 2008 (UTC)

Correct. Bendono 22:25, 21 November 2008 (UTC)

Needs etymology[edit]

Needs etymology. Supposedly the Chinese term derives from the name of this instrument in the "Western Regions" (i.e., Central Asia). 06:28, 12 July 2015 (UTC)

Needs Middle Chinese[edit]

Needs Middle Chinese reading. 19:04, 26 July 2015 (UTC)