拍子

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: 1

NounEdit

拍子 (hiragana ひょうし, romaji hyōshi)

  1. a beat
    拍子
    さんびょうし
    sanbyoushi
    three beats
    Means three beats per measure, i.e. 3/4 meter.
  2. rhythm

Derived termsEdit

  • 手拍子
  • 拍子抜け

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin pāizi
Zhuyin ㄆㄞ ㄗ˙
IPA (key) /pʰaɪ̯⁵⁵ d͡z̥z̩²/

NounEdit

拍子 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin pāizi)

  1. (Intermediate Mandarin) a (fly) swatter; a (tennis) racket; a (ping-pong) paddle
  2. (Intermediate Mandarin) a beat (of music)
Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 02:25