箜篌

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Hyōgaiji

NounEdit

箜篌 (hiragana くご, romaji kugo)

  1. An old East Asian stringed instrument

NounEdit

箜篌 (hiragana くうご, romaji kūgo)

  1. An old East Asian stringed instrument

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this word

NounEdit

箜篌 (gonghu) (hangeul 공후)

  1. Hanja form? of 공후, “any of a number of harps used in ancient East Asia”.

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin kōnghóu
Zhuyin ㄎㄨㄥ ㄏㄡˊ
IPA (key) /kʰʊŋ⁵⁵ xoʊ̯³⁵/

NounEdit

箜篌 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin kōnghóu)

  1. (archaic) a term used to refer to one of a number of different harps used in the music of ancient China

Usage notesEdit

  • This instrument has been revived in modernized form in the 20th century.

ReferencesEdit

Last modified on 9 April 2014, at 09:44