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ChineseEdit

 
too (much); very; extremely; highest; greatest
 
convex; drum; to rouse; to beat
simp. and trad.
(太鼓)

EtymologyEdit

  • borrowed from Japanese

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

太鼓

  1. (music) taiko drums

Related termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

 
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Kanji in this term
たい
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太鼓

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Japanese compound of (tai, big, fat, thick) +‎ (ko, drum).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

太鼓 ‎(hiragana たいこ, romaji taiko)

  1. (music) a drum
  2. more specifically, one of various sizes of traditional Japanese drums
  3. a drumbeat, the sound of a drum as a signal

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1974, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Second Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō