荸荠鼓

MandarinEdit

simpl. 荸荠
trad. 荸薺鼓

EtymologyEdit

荸荠 (water chestnut) + (drum), so called because it looks like a water chestnut with its top and bottom cut off

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin bíqígǔ
Zhuyin ㄅㄧˊ ㄑㄧˊ ㄍㄨˇ
IPA (key) /pi³⁵ t͡ɕʰi³⁵ ku²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

NounEdit

荸荠鼓 (simplified, Pinyin bíqígǔ, traditional 荸薺鼓)

  1. a shallow double-headed drum with a high pitch, used in the Jiangnan sizhu music of China
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