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口琴
kǒu qín



口琴
harmonica


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口琴kǒuqín
     1. n. harmonica; mouth organ
English > Chinese
harmonica
     1. 口琴
Components
kǒu
     1. usage. Shuōwén Jiězì radical №22
     2. usage. This character (口) is used within characters; if a square is instead used as an enclosure (around) a character, then the character 囗 is used instead.
     3. mouth
           漱 漱 你 的 口。 - Rinse your mouth out.
     4. entrance; opening; mouth (of an object)
           入口 - entrance
           出口 - exit
     5. hole; cut
           口子zi - hole
           傷口 - wound
     6. government organ; department
           我 可以 吃 一 口 嗎? - Can I have a bite?
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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