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Simplfied Chinese
三弦
Traditional Chinese
三弦
Mandarin pinyin pronunciation
sān xián
Cantonese jyutpin pronunciation
saam1 yin4
Short definition three-stringed
Usage frequency Somewhat infrequent
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All available English definitions sanxian, large family of 3-stringed plucked musical instruments, with snakeskin covered wooden soundbox and long neck, used in folk music, opera and Chinese orchestraMDBG icon / three-stringedLDC icon /
Copyleft icon Adso icon Adso: sameldc
Copyleft icon Cantofish icon Cantofish: samemdbg
Copyleft icon MDBG icon MDBG: sanxian, large family of 3-stringed plucked musical instruments, with snakeskin covered wooden soundbox and long neck, used in folk music, opera and Chinese orchestra
Copyleft icon LDC icon LDC: three-stringed
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