丝竹

MandarinEdit

simpl.
trad. 絲竹

EtymologyEdit

("silk," referring to string instruments, which formerly had strings made of twisted silk) + ("bamboo," referring to woodwind instruments, which were typically made of bamboo).

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin sīzhú
Zhuyin ㄙ ㄓㄨˊ
IPA (key) /sz̩⁵⁵ ʈ͡ʂu³⁵/

NounEdit

丝竹 (simplified, Pinyin sīzhú, traditional 絲竹)

  1. music
  2. traditional stringed and woodwind instruments

Derived termsEdit

  • 江南丝竹

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Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 05:37