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piano / CL: , 臺|台
  *琴* | 琴* | *琴
guqin 古琴 (a type of zither) / musical instrument in general
fiddle / violin
gin (Taiwan variant of 金酒)
cello / violoncello / CL:
electronic keyboard (music)
Aegean Sea
instrument of the violin family (violin, viola, cello or double bass) / CL:
piano performance
to play or strum a lute or other stringed instrument
pipe organ (musical instrument)
a piano key
string (of a stringed instrument)
guqin or qin, a long zither with seven strings, plucked with the fingers
yueqin, a lute with oval or octagonal sound box
grand piano
organ / pipe organ
player of a stringed instrument
yangqin / dulcimer (hammered string musical instrument)
  *琹* | 琹* | *琹
variant of , guqin or zither
qin and se, two string instruments that play in perfect harmony / marital harmony
liuqin lute, smaller version of the pipa 琵琶, with holes in the soundbox, and range similar to that of a violin
the four arts (zither, Go, calligraphy, painting) / the accomplishments of a well-educated person
huqin / family of Chinese two-stringed fiddles, with snakeskin covered wooden soundbox and bamboo bow with horsehair bowstring
Aegean (sea between Greece and Turkey)
violinist / fiddler
to play the zither / classical variant of 彈琴|弹琴
lit. to play the lute to a cow (idiom) / fig. offering a treat to an unappreciative audience / to cast pearls before swine / caviar to the general / to preach to deaf ears / to talk over sb's head
a harpsichord
double bass / contrabass
(bird species of China) black grouse (Lyrurus tetrix)
player of a stringed instrument
traditional art form, consisting of sung story telling with musical accompaniment
Jew's harp
morin khuur (Mongolian bowed stringed instrument)
Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen (1845-1923), German mechanical engineer
Lyra (constellation)
Jew's harp
lute (loanword)
mallet / drumstick
guqin or seven-stringed zither
to talk nonsense / to behave like a fool
same as yangqin 揚琴|扬琴, dulcimer
variant of 揚琴|扬琴
Alexandr Solzhenitsyn (1918-2008), Russian writer, prominent Soviet dissident, author of the Gulag Archipelago
vibraphone (music)
hand organ / hurdy-gurdy
out of tune / marital discord, cf qin and se 琴瑟, two string instruments as symbol of marital harmony
lute (loanword)
X-ray / Röntgen or Roentgen ray
double bass / contrabass
floating between zither and sword (idiom); fig. wandering aimlessly with no tenured position
Algonquin (North American people)
same as yangqin 揚琴|扬琴, dulcimer
lit. to burn zithers and cook cranes / fig. to waste valuable resources / to destroy wantonly beautiful things
gayageum / Korean 12-stringed zither
banjo (loanword)
Częstochowa (city in Poland)
in perfect harmony / in sync / lit. qin and se sing in harmony
person and lute have both vanished (idiom) / death of a close friend
prepared piano
ukulele / traditional form also written 烏克麗麗
carrying very little luggage (idiom) / honest and incorruptible (government officials)
Lyra, constellation containing Vega 織女星|织女星
erhua variant of 胡琴

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