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[げん()]
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noun

English Meaning(s) for 絃

noun
  1. string (of a shamisen, etc.)
  2. stringed instrument

Definition and Synonyms for 絃

Bowstring the string of an archer's bow
Synonyms: 弓弦, , ,
String a tightly stretched cord of wire or gut, which makes sound when plucked, struck, or bowed
Synonyms: ストリング, , , , , 糸口, , ,
Stringed Instrument a musical instrument in which taut strings provide the source of sound
Synonyms: , 弦楽器, 弾き物,

Meanings for each kanji in 絃

string; cord; samisen music Kanji Details »

Categories 絃 is a member of

Cord a line made of twisted fibers or threads
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Musical Instrument any of various devices or contrivances that can be used to produce musical tones or sounds
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Sample Sentences for 絃

The obsequious waiter is usually assigned the best table because he always curries favor with his manager and superiors.
How are you, Tom?
"How are you?" "I am fine, thank you."
You look happy, so bright and early.
Hi! Thanks for flying with us. How are you today?

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