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ChineseEdit

bow string; string of mus. instr. song
trad. (弦歌/絃歌) /
simp. (弦歌)

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

弦歌

  1. to sing to the accompaniment of zithers (such as the qin or the se); (by extension) to sing
  2. to educate and civilize (the masses) with rites and music

NounEdit

弦歌

  1. the sound of singing and zithers; (by extension) music

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
げん
Grade: S

Grade: 2
on’yomi

NounEdit

弦歌 (hiragana げんか, rōmaji genka)

  1. string music, music played on string instruments