Last modified on 11 August 2014, at 06:09

太鼓

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

EtymologyEdit

  • borrowed from Japanese

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

太鼓

  1. (music) taiko drums

Related termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

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Kanji in this term
たい
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太鼓

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Japanese compound of (tai, big, fat, thick) +‎ (ko, drum).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

太鼓 (hiragana たいこ, romaji taiko)

  1. (music) a drum
  2. more specifically, one of various sizes of traditional Japanese drums
  3. a drumbeat, the sound of a drum as a signal

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