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(喇叭)

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Mongolian ᠯᠠᠪᠠᠢ (labai, sea shell; conch; conch trumpet), in turn borrowed from Chinese 螺貝 (MC luɑ pɑiH, “shell; conch; conch trumpet”).

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

喇叭

  1. (music) horn
  2. (music) Alternative name for 嗩吶唢呐 (suǒnà, “suona”).
  3. (music) a long, straight, valveless brass trumpet used in the traditional music of China
  4. Alternative name for 揚聲器扬声器 (yángshēngqì, “loudspeaker; speaker; amplifier”).
  5. (in automobiles etc.) horn
  6. (figuratively) gossiper; one who disseminates information unrestrainedly

Usage notesEdit

This is a generic term which can be used to describe anything that has a horn or trumpet-like conical shape.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (喇叭):

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
らつ > らっ
Hyōgaiji
は > ぱ
Hyōgaiji
on’yomi

NounEdit

喇叭 (hiragana らっぱ, rōmaji rappa)

  1. trumpet
  2. bugle
  3. Short for 喇叭飲み.

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

喇叭 (nabal) (hangeul 나발)

  1. Hanja form? of 나발 (nabal).

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