Bring the ChinesePod experience to your Classroom. Learn more about ChinesePod SchoolZone BETA here.
Say It Right Series

乐器

Posted by sebire December 19, 2008 in the Group General Discussion.

Tags: musical instruments

The picture is available much bigger

S: 乐器

T: 樂器

yuèqì

Musical instruments


Example

 S: 我在乐器专卖店买了一个二胡的琴弓。
 T:  我在樂器專賣店買了一個二胡的琴弓。
 wǒ zài yuèqì zhuānmàidiàn mǎi le yī ge èrhú de qín gōng.

I bought an erhu bow in a specialist instrument shop.


According to Wikipedia, most instruments can be classified into Eight Sounds, 八音 (bāyīn), depending on the material they were made from:

Silk    丝 / 絲 [sī]

Bamboo 竹 [zhú]

Wood 木 [mù]

Stone 石 [shí]

Metal 金 [jīn]

Clay 土 [tǔ]

Gourd 匏 [páo]

Leather [gé]

 

You can hear some of the instruments at

http://www.sinohits.net/music/index.htm

Comments (8) RSS

loading... Updating ...

To comment, please login.

Not sure if your comment is appropriate? Check our Commenting Policy first.

New lesson idea? Please contact us.