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琴弦
qín xián



琴弦
string


Definitions

Chinese > English
琴弦
     1. string
English > Chinese
string
     1. 一串,一列;弦,线,绳
Components
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.
xián, xuán
     1. string
     2. crescent
     3. spring of a clock
     4. (music) string on a musical instrument
     5. (music) stringed instruments or music played by stringed instruments
     6. (mathematics) chord
     7. (geometry) hypotenuse
     8. (figurative) wife
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