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小提琴
xiǎo tí qín



小提琴
violin


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小提琴xiǎotíqín
     1. n. (musical instruments) violin
English > Chinese
violin
     1. 小提琴
Components
xiǎo
     1. Shuōwén Jiězì radical №15
     2. small, tiny, little
     3. minor, petty
     4. briefly, for a short while
     5. slightly, a little
     6. young
     7. (the) youngest
     8. a young person; child, kid, baby
     9. (Prefix used in front of family name to indicate informality or affection (for young people,老 for elder people).)
     10. (humble) my, our
     11. (Used only in the abbreviation of a school name.)
     12. (euphemism, Cantonese) a euphemism of屌
     1. to carry; to lift
           提 得de 動 - to be able to carry
           提 不 動 - to be unable to carry
     2. to raise; to increase
           提價 - to increase price
     3. to mention; to nominate
     4. to point out; to put forward
           提出 - to point out
     5. (Chinese calligraphy) a rising stroke ((m, mul, ㇀))
     6. (Min Nan, dialectal Hakka) to take
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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