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Meaning of 琴

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Pinyin: qín
English Definition: guqin 古琴 (a type of zither); musical instrument in general
Chinese Definition:
①古代弦乐器,最初是五根弦,后加至七根弦(亦称“七弦琴”;通称“古琴”):琴瑟。琴曲。琴师。琴意。抚琴。琴棋书画。
②某些乐器的统称:钢琴。月琴。胡琴。口琴。竖琴。小提琴。琴书(曲艺的一种)。弹(tán)琴。
Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Ideographic: Two guitar strings suggest the meaning; provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ jué ] guitar strings; variant of 珏
    • [ jīn ] modern, current; today, now
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Example Words
钢琴 gāng qín piano; Classifiers:
小提琴 xiǎo qín fiddle; violin
琴弦 qín xián string (of a stringed instrument)
提琴 qín instrument of the violin family (violin, viola, cello or double bass); Classifiers:
手风琴 shǒu fēng qín accordion
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Example Sentences
1
I hear my teacher call to me from the house. "Come and get your 'ukulele.
2
But the difference may not all be in the mind.
3
Piano designers balance tension and stiffness of music wire, but many other factors are considered as well.
4
Among the differences was the wire inside his instrument.
5
My father found out my impatience. He encouraged me and was stricter with me than ever before.