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

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