guqin or zither, cf 古琴; musical instrument in general

variant of 琴, guqin or zither

strokes 12
strokes after radical 8
阿尔衮琴 阿爾袞琴 a1 er3 gun3 qin2
Algonquin (North American people)

爱琴 愛琴 ai4 qin2
Aegean (sea between Greece and Turkey)

爱琴海 愛琴海 ai4 qin2 hai3
Aegean Sea

班卓琴 班卓琴 ban1 zhuo2 qin2
banjo (loanword)

大钢琴 大鋼琴 da4 gang1 qin2
grand piano

大键琴 大鍵琴 da4 jian4 qin2
a harpsichord

大提琴 大提琴 da4 ti2 qin2
cello; violoncello

大提琴手 大提琴手 da4 ti2 qin2 shou3

低音大提琴 低音大提琴 di1 yin1 da4 ti2 qin2
double bass; contrabass

低音提琴 低音提琴 di1 yin1 ti2 qin2
double bass; contrabass

电颤琴 電顫琴 dian4 chan4 qin2
vibraphone (music)

电子琴 電子琴 dian4 zi3 qin2
electronic keyboard (music)

对牛弹琴 對牛彈琴 dui4 niu2 tan2 qin2
lit. to play the lute to a cow (idiom); fig. offering a treat to an unappreciative audience; to cast pearls before swine; caviar to the general; to preach to deaf ears; to talk over sb's head

焚琴煮鹤 焚琴煮鶴 fen2 qin2 zhu3 he4
lit. to burn zithers and cook cranes; fig. to waste valuable resources; to destroy wantonly beautiful things

风琴 風琴 feng1 qin2
pipe organ (musical instrument)

抚琴 撫琴 fu3 qin2
to play the zither; classical variant of 彈琴|弹琴

钢片琴 鋼片琴 gang1 pian4 qin2

钢琴 鋼琴 gang1 qin2

钢琴家 鋼琴家 gang1 qin2 jia1

钢琴师 鋼琴師 gang1 qin2 shi1

钢琴演奏 鋼琴演奏 gang1 qin2 yan3 zou4
piano performance

古琴 古琴 gu3 qin2
guqin, a long zither with 5 or 7 strings, plucked with a plectrum; the ancestor of the long zither family, dating back to pre-classical times (playing it was an essential accomplishment of a Confucian gentleman)

管风琴 管風琴 guan3 feng1 qin2
organ; pipe organ

黑琴鸡 黑琴雞 hei1 qin2 ji1
(bird species of China) black grouse (Lyrurus tetrix)

蝴蝶琴 蝴蝶琴 hu2 die2 qin2
same as yangqin 揚琴|扬琴, dulcimer

胡琴儿 胡琴兒 hu2 qin2 er5
erhua variant of 胡琴

胡琴 胡琴 hu2 qin5
huqin; family of Chinese two-stringed fiddles, with snakeskin covered wooden soundbox and bamboo bow with horsehair bowstring

簧风琴 簧風琴 huang2 feng1 qin2

加料钢琴 加料鋼琴 jia1 liao4 gang1 qin2
prepared piano

伽倻琴 伽倻琴 jia1 ye1 qin2
gayageum; Korean 12-stringed zither

口簧琴 口簧琴 kou3 huang2 qin2
Jew's harp

口琴 口琴 kou3 qin2

柳琴 柳琴 liu3 qin2
liuqin lute, smaller soprano version of the pipa 琵琶, with holes in the soundbox, and range equivalent to that of a violin

乱弹琴 亂彈琴 luan4 tan2 qin2
to talk nonsense; to behave like a fool

伦琴 倫琴 lun2 qin2
Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen or Roentgen (1845-1923)

伦琴射线 倫琴射線 lun2 qin2 she4 xian4
X-ray; Röntgen or Roentgen ray

马头琴 馬頭琴 ma3 tou2 qin2
morin khuur (Mongolian bowed stringed instrument)

木琴 木琴 mu4 qin2

七弦琴 七弦琴 qi1 xian2 qin2
guqin or seven-stringed zither

琴锤 琴錘 qin2 chui2
mallet; drumstick

琴键 琴鍵 qin2 jian4
a piano key

琴剑飘零 琴劍飄零 qin2 jian4 piao1 ling2
floating between zither and sword (idiom); fig. wandering aimlessly with no tenured position

琴酒 琴酒 qin2 jiu3
gin (Taiwan variant of 金酒)

琴棋书画 琴棋書畫 qin2 qi2 shu1 hua4
the four arts (zither, Go, calligraphy, painting); the accomplishments of a well-educated person

琴瑟 琴瑟 qin2 se4
qin and se, two string instruments that play in perfect harmony; marital harmony

琴瑟不调 琴瑟不調 qin2 se4 bu4 tiao2
out of tune; marital discord, cf qin and se 琴瑟, two string instruments as symbol of marital harmony

琴瑟和鸣 琴瑟和鳴 qin2 se4 he2 ming2
in perfect harmony; in sync; lit. qin and se sing in harmony

琴师 琴師 qin2 shi1
player of a stringed instrument

琴手 琴手 qin2 shou3
player of a stringed instrument

琴书 琴書 qin2 shu1
traditional art form, consisting of sung story telling with musical accompaniment

琴斯托霍瓦 琴斯托霍瓦 qin2 si1 tuo1 huo4 wa3
Częstochowa (city in Poland)

琴弦 琴弦 qin2 xian2
string (of a stringed instrument)

人琴俱亡 人琴俱亡 ren2 qin2 ju4 wang4
person and lute have both vanished (idiom); death of a close friend

扇面琴 扇面琴 shan1 mian4 qin2
same as yangqin 揚琴|扬琴, dulcimer

手风琴 手風琴 shou3 feng1 qin2

手摇风琴 手搖風琴 shou3 yao2 feng1 qin2
hand organ; hurdy-gurdy

竖琴 豎琴 shu4 qin2

索尔仁尼琴 索爾仁尼琴 suo3 er3 ren2 ni2 qin2
Alexandr Solzhenitsyn (1918-2008), Russian writer, prominent Soviet dissident, author of the Gulag Archipelago

弹琴 彈琴 tan2 qin2
to play or strum a lute or other stringed instrument

提琴 提琴 ti2 qin2
instrument of the violin family (violin, viola, cello or double bass)

天琴星座 天琴星座 tian1 qin2 xing1 zuo4
Lyra, constellation containing Vega 織女星|织女星

天琴座 天琴座 tian1 qin2 zuo4
Lyra (constellation)

小提琴 小提琴 xiao3 ti2 qin2
fiddle; violin

小提琴手 小提琴手 xiao3 ti2 qin2 shou3
violinist; fiddler

扬琴 揚琴 yang2 qin2
yangqin; dulcimer (hammered string musical instrument)

洋琴 洋琴 yang2 qin2
variant of 揚琴|扬琴

一琴一鹤 一琴一鶴 yi1 qin2 yi1 he4
carrying very little luggage (idiom); honest and incorruptible (government officials)

尤克里里琴 尤克里里琴 you2 ke4 li3 li3 qin2
ukulele; traditional form also written 烏克麗麗

月琴 月琴 yue4 qin2
yueqin, a lute with oval or octagonal sound box

中提琴 中提琴 zhong1 ti2 qin2

坠琴 墜琴 zhui4 qin2
same as 墜胡|坠胡

嘴琴 嘴琴 zui3 qin2
Jew's harp