Talk:革

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Further definition?[edit]

Doesn't this also mean "revolutionary"? I believe it does in the context of the gehu (a modernized bass huqin). 69.81.154.24 08:07, 10 December 2006 (UTC)

  • Well 革命 means "revolution" so it might be a back formation from that. Kappa 08:36, 10 December 2006 (UTC)

It's often used in this way, such as in 民革. Can this additional definition be added to the article? 24.93.170.200 07:41, 28 June 2007 (UTC)

改革 means "reformed" so this is likely the meaning in the case of the 革胡. 24.93.170.200 01:39, 5 December 2007 (UTC)

Surname?[edit]

Can this be used as a surname? 71.66.97.228 04:47, 24 February 2011 (UTC)

Yes. Added. 173.88.243.210 22:48, 31 July 2016 (UTC)

Mandarin readings[edit]

Can it be added in which contexts the various Mandarin readings are used? 71.66.97.228 04:47, 24 February 2011 (UTC)

In my dictionary (Xinhua Dictionary w/ English translation), the pronunciation "" means "animal hide", "" means "terminally ill", and "" is not listed. Can you make sure that you separate the etymologies? Thanks in advance Johnny Shiz (talk) 00:02, 21 June 2016 (UTC)

Fixed. 173.88.243.210 22:49, 31 July 2016 (UTC)