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  *冬* | 冬* | *冬
(onom.) beating a drum / rat-a-tat
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  *鼓* | 鼓* | *鼓
drum / CL: , / to drum / to strike / to rouse / to bulge / to swell
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  *面* | 面* | *面
face / side / surface / aspect / top / classifier for objects with flat surfaces such as drums, mirrors, flags etc
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  *隆* | 隆* | *隆
sound of drums
roller / cylinder (machine part) / drum
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  *咚* | 咚* | *咚
(onom.) boom (of a drum) / knock (on the door)
bass drum
sound of a drum / drumbeat
drum beat / rhythm
to beat a drum / to play a drum / (fig.) to feel nervous
to beat sb / to beat (a 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
a drum tower / Drum Tower, historic attraction in Xian, Beijing etc
circular cylinder / drum
drum kit
to attract (customers) / to drum up (trade)
outer skin / surface / leather cover (of a book) / drum skin / leather upper (of a shoe)
gongs and drums / Chinese percussion instruments
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  *镗* | 镗* | *镗
noise of drums
bronze drum / (Western-style) drum
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  *谯* | 谯* | *谯
drum tower
beat the drum, pass the flower (game in which players sit in a circle passing a flower around while a drum is beaten – when the drumbeat stops, the player holding the flower must sing a song, answer a question, or drink a glass of wine etc)
waist drum / waist-drum dance (Han ethnic group folk dance)
lit. kept inside a drum (idiom) / fig. completely in the dark
a drum-shaped rattle (used by peddlers or as a toy) / rattle-drum
drum practice pad (music) / a practice drum (music)
lit. lay down the flag and still the drums (idiom); fig. to cease / to give in
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  *鼙* | 鼙* | *鼙
drum carried on horseback
rotary drum
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  *擂* | 擂* | *擂
to pound (with a mortar and pestle) / to hit (a person) / to beat (a drum) / to bang on (a door) / (dialect) to scold
lit. to reorganize flags and drums (idiom); to regroup after a setback / to prepare for new initiatives / to attempt a comeback
lit. to beat the return drum (idiom) / fig. to give up / to turn tail
lit. evening drum, morning bell (idiom); fig. Buddhist monastic practice / the passage of time in a disciplined existence
drum kit (Tw)
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  *锽* | 锽* | *锽
sound of drums and bells / trident
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  *鼗* | 鼗* | *鼗
hand drum used by peddlers
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  *鼗* | 鼗* | *鼗
a drum-shaped rattle (used by peddlers or as a toy) / rattle-drum
lit. morning bell, evening drum, symbolizing monastic practice (idiom); fig. encouragement to study or progress
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  *壴* | 壴* | *壴
(archaic) drum
tambourine (musical instrument) / bell and drum
watch tower / drum tower marking night watches
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  *湩* | 湩* | *湩
milk / sound of a drum
deep and still / sound of a drum
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  *咢* | 咢* | *咢
beat a drum / startle
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  *鼚* | 鼚* | *鼚
sound of drum
Chinese drum-shaped stool
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  *嚝* | 嚝* | *嚝
to sigh / sound of a drum
drum marking night watches / night watchman's clapper
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  *駴* | 駴* | *駴
thunderous beating of drums
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  *韹* | 韹* | *韹
music of bell and drum
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  *鼖* | 鼖* | *鼖
large brass drum
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  *鼛* | 鼛* | *鼛
large drum
gongs and drums overture to a Chinese opera / to create a disturbance
to back sb up / to support sb in an argument / (lit. to beat nearby drum)
double-ended skin drum with a narrow waist
snare drum
lit. gong facing gong, drum opposite drum (idiom) / fig. to come together to thrash out the issue face to face
small drum for marking time
drum roll
to canvas (for customers) / to solicit / to advertise / to drum up / sales pitch / to take on (a task)
drum beat / rhythm
China cymbal (drum kit component)
splash cymbal (drum kit component)
lit. the hammer fits the drum (idiom); appropriate relation between the different parts / closely interrelated
to beat the drum and sound the gong (idiom); fig. to order an advance or retreat / to egg people on or to call them back
tom-tom drum (drum kit component)
drum and bass (music genre)
drumming to make apricots flower, cf joke by Tang Emperor Xuanzhong 唐玄宗, playing the drum in apricot blossom
tom-tom (drum)
to beat the drum and sound the gong (idiom); fig. to order an advance or retreat / to egg people on or to call them back
floor tom (drum kit component)
hi-hat (drum kit component)
ride cymbal (drum kit component)
lit. two armies have equivalent banners and drums (idiom); fig. evenly matched / roughly comparable (opponents)
crash cymbal (drum kit component)
lit. to drum on a bowl / refers to Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子 grieving for his lost wife / fig. grief for a lost wife
to beat time / to mark rhythm on drum or clapper boards
copper drum
drumming on a bowl in grief (idiom, refers to Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子 grieving for his lost wife) / fig. grief for a lost wife


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