Definition of 絃

  • string
  • cord
  • samisen music

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ゲン
  • いと

Popular Words With This Kanji

弦楽, 絃楽, げんがく

music for strings, string music

弦, 絃, 鉉, つる

bowstring, string (of shamisen, guitar, violin, etc.), bail (arched pot handle), diagonal levelling wire across the top of a masu

管弦楽, 管絃楽, かんげんがく

orchestral music

弦楽器, 絃楽器, げんがっき

stringed instruments

三絃, 三弦, さんげん

three-stringed instrument, samisen

一絃琴, 一弦琴, いちげんきん

single-stringed Japanese zither

弦歌, 絃歌, げんか

singing and (string) music

絃, げん

string (of a shamisen, etc.), stringed instrument

七弦琴, 七絃琴, しちげんきん

qin (7-stringed Chinese zither), guqin, seven-stringed koto

絃声, げんせい

sound of the strings


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