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ChineseEdit

 
to clap; to pat; to beat; to hit; to slap; to take (a picture)
 
child; son; (noun suff.); small thing; midnight; 11 pm ‑ 1 am; seed; egg; 1st earthly branch
simp. and trad.
(拍子)

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NounEdit

拍子

  1. small bat such as a fly swatter, tennis racket, ping-pong paddle, etc.
  2. (music) beat; time

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ひょう
Grade: S

Grade: 1
on’yomi

NounEdit

拍子 (hiragana ひょうし, rōmaji hyōshi)

  1. a beat
     (さん) (びょう) ()
    sanbyōshi
    three beats (per measure, i.e. 3/4 meter)
    4 () (びょう) ()4 (よん) (びょう) ())のリズム
    shibyōshi (yonbyōshi) no rizumu
    4/4 rhythm
  2. rhythm

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