Meaning of 笙

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Pinyin: shēng
English Definition: sheng, a free reed wind instrument with vertical bamboo pipes
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (bamboo) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
芦笙 shēng reed-pipe wind instrument
笙歌 shēng music and song (formal writing)
胡笙 shēng pipe wind instrument introduced from the non-Han peoples in the North and West
笙管 shēng guǎn pipes of a panpipe
笙簧 shēng huáng reeds of a panpipe
More: 笙* | *笙 | *笙*
Example Sentences
I have to admire one embroidering of jade dulcimer achievement.
Prince Sheng goose blowing tube length, long cultivated tobacco species Yaocao call.
After night chicken Cypriot far outside his small Yusheng cold.
It can be said that the reforms of Sheng should be particularly cautious.
Chinese wind instrument, Called " Sheng" was introduced to Persia and later to Europe.