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  *鼓* | 鼓* | *鼓
drum / CL: , / to drum / to strike / to rouse / to bulge / to swell
bulging / bursting
to beat a drum / to play a drum / (fig.) to feel nervous
with great fanfare
seething / fuming
lit. to beat the return drum (idiom) / fig. to give up / to turn tail
to fiddle with sth / to trade with sth
drum kit (Tw)
lit. lay down the flag and still the drums (idiom); fig. to cease / to give in
gongs and drums / Chinese percussion instruments
a drum-shaped rattle (used by peddlers or as a toy) / rattle-drum
bass drum
flower drum, a type of double-skinned Chinese drum / folk dance popular in provinces around the middle reaches of the Yangtze / (bicycle wheel) hub
lit. to reorganize flags and drums (idiom); to regroup after a setback / to prepare for new initiatives / to attempt a comeback
rotary drum
tambourine (musical instrument) / bell and drum
round and bulging / rotund / protruding
Dangu district of Hengyang city 衡陽市|衡阳市, Hunan
drum kit
timpani
Tonggu county in Yichun 宜春, Jiangxi
bronze drum / (Western-style) drum
to back sb up / to support sb in an argument / (lit. to beat nearby drum)
eardrum / tympanum (of the middle ear) / tympanic membrane
waist drum / waist-drum dance (Han ethnic group folk dance)
snare drum
drum marking night watches / night watchman's clapper
lit. morning bell, evening drum, symbolizing monastic practice (idiom); fig. encouragement to study or progress
tom-tom drum (drum kit component)
double-ended skin drum with a narrow waist
floor tom (drum kit component)
percussion instrument in the form of a bamboo fish (traditionally used by Daoist priests)
percussion instrument in the form of a bamboo fish (traditionally used by Daoist priests)
drum practice pad (music) / a practice drum (music)
lit. to beat a gong; fig. to irritate sb / a provocation
small drum for marking time
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *皷* | 皷* | *皷
old variant of
tom-tom (drum)
to echo what sb said / to back sb up from the sidelines (in an argument)
lit. gong facing gong, drum opposite drum (idiom) / fig. to come together to thrash out the issue face to face
to advocate / to praise
opening gong / gong strokes announcing start of opera performance
cajón (musical instrument)
cajón (musical instrument)


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