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钢琴
gāng qín

钢琴
piano




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钢琴gāngqín
     1. n. piano
           彈tán 鋼琴 - to play the piano
Components
gāng
     1. steel
     2. hard, strong, tough
     3. n. steel
     4. v. to sharpen, to whet
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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