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my Longman dictionarystates "two or more notes plaid at the same time."> Amennd definition?[. I'm not a musical expert so I preferreded here to post on a discussion page]--史凡 08:02, 11 March 2009 (UTC)

  • I have always thought that it takes at least three notes to make a chord. Wikipedia agrees. (I can't remember what a comination of two notes is called) (Definition cleaned up a little) SemperBlotto 08:11, 11 March 2009 (UTC)
  • However . . .
    • Grove Music Online - The simultaneous sounding of two or more notes.
    • Ocford Dictionary of Music - Any simultaneous combination of notes, but usually of not fewer than 3
    • Oxford Companion to Music - Two or more notes sounded together.

would it be an idea to put it as "two, but more oftenthree or more, etc. etc." -- it would also harmonize so to speak /pun with their computer siennce sense but I don't feel strongly about it merely suggesting new paragraph to paragraph.

Translations, Mandarin[ Shouldn't that replace Chinese?] according to my dictionariesxxianxxxxx弦 is for " string, geometrical cord",和弦 specifies the musical one[, strings together'], similar as one seems to take from the Japanese and Korean provided [that is circumstantial evidence, as I don't really study the latter languages for now.]].paragraph

By the way by the way,,, what does t+/- connote?

I haven't really understood the wiki code for the translation section yet though. And more over dee translations shouldalready have been checked. So I again amhesitant to make those changes-- I can provide my references aspect thatwould be more something for the corresponding Chinese entry that likelydoesn't exist yet--. I have not given in references so far and for those books it would need to be decidedrather in English Chinese or both

my speech recognition has perversely been hard to work with tried to give in this reply testimony of which testimony of which of which all the spelling and other mistakes in the above, apologies史凡 10:33, 11 March 2009 (UTC)