Last modified on 20 January 2015, at 02:05

拍子

ChineseEdit

 
to clap; to pat; to beat; to hit; to slap; to take (a picture)
 
child; son; (noun suff.); small thing; midnight; 11 p.m.-1 a.m.; seed; egg; 1st earthly branch
simp. and trad.
(拍子)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

拍子

  1. (Intermediate Mandarin) a (fly) swatter; a (tennis) racket; a (ping-pong) paddle
  2. (Intermediate Mandarin) a beat (of music)

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ひょう
Grade: S

Grade: 1
on'yomi

NounEdit

拍子 (hiragana ひょうし, romaji hyōshi)

  1. a beat
     (さん)拍子 (びょうし)
    sanbyōshi
    three beats
    Means three beats per measure, i.e. 3/4 meter.
  2. rhythm

Derived termsEdit