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Characters Pronunciation
Simple Dictionary Definition

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huáng / huang2
 shita / した
metallic reed; spring of lock
{music} (See リード・6) reed (of a musical instrument)


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huáng piàn / huang2 pian4
huang p`ien / huang pien
reed (music)


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huáng guǎn / huang2 guan3
huang kuan
reed pipe


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huáng shé / huang2 she2
huang she
the lip or vibrating end of a reed in a wind instrument


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èr huáng / er4 huang2
erh huang
variant of 二黃|二黄[er4 huang2]


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chā huáng / cha1 huang2
ch`a huang / cha huang
switch hook (button or cradle of a telephone, whose function is to disconnect the call)


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kǒu huáng / kou3 huang2
k`ou huang / kou huang
Jew's harp



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tán huáng / tan2 huang2
t`an huang / tan huang


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shēng huáng / sheng1 huang2
sheng huang
reeds of a panpipe


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kōng huáng / kong1 huang2
k`ung huang / kung huang
old reed wind instrument; (possibly used erroneously for konghou 箜篌 harp or 笙 sheng)



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bēng huáng / beng1 huang2
peng huang



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shuāng huáng / shuang1 huang2
shuang huang
a form of theatrical double act in which one performer speaks or sings while the other, in front, pretends to be doing the speaking or singing; double reed (as in an oboe or bassoon)



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huáng fēng qín / huang2 feng1 qin2
huang feng ch`in / huang feng chin


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kǒu huáng qín / kou3 huang2 qin2
k`ou huang ch`in / kou huang chin
Jew's harp



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chàng shuāng huáng / chang4 shuang1 huang2
ch`ang shuang huang / chang shuang huang
lit. to sing a duet; fig. to collaborate with sb; also used satirically: to play second fiddle to



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dān huáng guǎn / dan1 huang2 guan3
tan huang kuan



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tán huáng dāo / tan2 huang2 dao1
t`an huang tao / tan huang tao
flick knife; switchblade; spring-loaded knife



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tán huáng chèng / tan2 huang2 cheng4
t`an huang ch`eng / tan huang cheng
spring balance



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tán huáng suǒ / tan2 huang2 suo3
t`an huang so / tan huang so
spring lock



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tán huáng mén / tan2 huang2 men2
t`an huang men / tan huang men
swing door



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shuāng huáng guǎn / shuang1 huang2 guan3
shuang huang kuan
double reed wind instrument (such as oboe or bassoon)


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rú huáng zhī shé / ru2 huang2 zhi1 she2
ju huang chih she
lit. a tongue like a reed (idiom); fig. a glib tongue


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qiǎo shé rú huáng / qiao3 she2 ru2 huang2
ch`iao she ju huang / chiao she ju huang
lit. to have a tongue like a reed (idiom); fig. to have a glib tongue



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tán huáng diàn quān / tan2 huang2 dian4 quan1
t`an huang tien ch`üan / tan huang tien chüan
spring washer

Entries with 2nd row of characters: The 2nd row is Simplified Chinese.

This page contains 24 results for "簧" in Chinese and/or Japanese.

Information about this dictionary:

Apparently, we were the first ones who were crazy enough to think that western people might want a combined Chinese, Japanese, and Buddhist dictionary.

A lot of westerners can't tell the difference between Chinese and Japanese - and there is a reason for that. Chinese characters and even whole words were borrowed by Japan from the Chinese language in the 5th century. Much of the time, if a word or character is used in both languages, it will have the same or a similar meaning. However, this is not always true. Language evolves, and meanings independently change in each language.

Example: The Chinese character 湯 for soup (hot water) has come to mean bath (hot water) in Japanese. They have the same root meaning of "hot water", but a 湯屋 sign on a bathhouse in Japan would lead a Chinese person to think it was a "soup house" or a place to get a bowl of soup. See this: Japanese Bath House

This dictionary uses the EDICT and CC-CEDICT dictionary files.
EDICT data is the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, and is used in conformance with the Group's license.

Chinese Buddhist terms come from Dictionary of Chinese Buddhist Terms by William Edward Soothill and Lewis Hodous. This is commonly referred to as "Soothill's'". It was first published in 1937 (and is now off copyright so we can use it here). Some of these definitions may be misleading, incomplete, or dated, but 95% of it is good information. Every professor who teaches Buddhism or Eastern Religion has a copy of this on their bookshelf. We incorporated these 16,850 entries into our dictionary database ourselves (it was lot of work).

Combined, these cover 1,007,753 Japanese, Chinese, and Buddhist characters, words, idioms, names, placenames, and short phrases.

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