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金鼓

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ChineseEdit

metal; money; gold
 
convex; drum; to rouse; to beat
simp. and trad.
(金鼓)

EtymologyEdit

In ancient Chinese warfare, the signal for advancing was the beating of a drum (擊鼓), whereas the signal for recalling the troops was the sounding of the gongs (鳴金).

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NounEdit

金鼓

  1. (literary) gongs and drums (used for signaling the troops in ancient warfare)

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