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編木

JapaneseEdit

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EtymologyEdit

The characters 編木 are used as jukujikun. The first syllable bin may refer to the way the instrument is bound together. The latter part, zasara, is a rendaku form of (sasara, bamboo whisk or broom), which this instrument resembles.

NounEdit

編木 (hiragana びんざさら, romaji binzasara)

  1. (music) a Japanese percussion instrument made of wooden slats

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