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竖琴
shù qín

竖琴
harp




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竖琴shùqín
     1. n. harp
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shù
     1. to erect; to make vertical
     2. vertical; upright
     3. (Chinese calligraphy) a vertical stroke ((m, mul, ㇑))
     4. perpendicular
     5. (historical) attendant; boy servant
     6. name of a god
qín
     1. guqin (Chinese seven-stringed zither, historical and original usage)
     2. piano (modern usage, most commonly used meaning)
     3. zither
     4. string instrument (can apply to zithers or lutes)
     5. musical instrument (for example, 手风琴 accordion)
     6. n. zither
     7. n. a stringed instrument
           象 往 入 ^舜 宮,^舜 在 床 琴。 - Xiang entered Shun's room, and found Shun on his bed playing the zither.
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