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ChineseEdit

mouth; (a measure word, for people, livestock or utensils) flute
simp. and trad.
(口笛)

EtymologyEdit

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

口笛

  1. a very small Chinese flute made from bamboo

ReferencesEdit

  • “口笛”, in Guoyu Cidian On-line Mandarin Dictionary (國語辭典)[1] (in Mandarin), accessed 2007-11-27

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
くち
Grade: 1
ふえ > ぶえ
Grade: 3
kun'yomi

NounEdit

口笛 ‎(hiragana くちぶえ, romaji kuchibue)

  1. mouth whistle, mouth whistling
    口笛 (くちぶえ) ()いている (かれ)は、機嫌 (きげん) ()さそうだ。
    Kuchibue o fuiteiru kare wa, kigen ga yosasōda.
    That man, whistling his mouth, seems to be happy.