ChineseEdit

two vertical bowed lute; short for 胡琴
simp. and trad.
(二胡)
Literally: “two(-stringed) vertical bowed lute”.
 
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NounEdit

二胡

  1. erhu (bowed string instrument with two strings, used in traditional and classical Chinese music) (Classifier: )

SynonymsEdit

  • (chiefly Taiwan) 南胡 (nánhú)
  • (Min Nan) 弦仔 (hiân-á)

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EtymologyEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1

Jinmeiyō
on’yomi

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

二胡(にこ) (niko

  1. erhu

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN