shakuhachi

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 尺八 (しゃくはち, shakuhachi), from Middle Chinese 尺八 (t͡ʃʰjek-pɛt, shakuhachi; bamboo flute), from (an archaic measure of length approximately equal to 30 centimeters) + ("eight").

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: shäko͞oʹhächē, shäʹko͞ohächē, IPA(key): /ʃɑkʰuˈhɑtʃiː/, /ʃɑkʰuhɑtʃiː/
  • Hyphenation: sha‧ku‧ha‧chi

Noun[edit]

shakuhachi (plural shakuhachis)

  1. (music) A Japanese flute which is tuned to a pentatonic scale is end-blown like a recorder instead of being held transversely like the Western transverse flute.

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 尺八 (しゃくはち, shakuhachi).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

shakuhachi

  1. (music) shakuhachi (instrument)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of shakuhachi (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative shakuhachi shakuhachit
genitive shakuhachin shakuhachien
partitive shakuhachia shakuhacheja
illative shakuhachiin shakuhacheihin
singular plural
nominative shakuhachi shakuhachit
accusative nom. shakuhachi shakuhachit
gen. shakuhachin
genitive shakuhachin shakuhachien
partitive shakuhachia shakuhacheja
inessive shakuhachissa shakuhacheissa
elative shakuhachista shakuhacheista
illative shakuhachiin shakuhacheihin
adessive shakuhachilla shakuhacheilla
ablative shakuhachilta shakuhacheilta
allative shakuhachille shakuhacheille
essive shakuhachina shakuhacheina
translative shakuhachiksi shakuhacheiksi
instructive shakuhachein
abessive shakuhachitta shakuhacheitta
comitative shakuhacheineen

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

shakuhachi

  1. Rōmaji transcription of しゃくはち