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三味線
Readings
しゃみせん
shamisen
さみせん
samisen
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
three-stringed Japanese guitar, shamisenguitare japonaise à trois cordes, shamisenShamisen (dreisaitige japan. Spießlaute mit langem Hals und kleinem Resonanzkörper; Zargen aus Holz; Boden und Decke aus Bespannung mit Katzen- oder Hundeleder bzw. in Okinawa häufig Schlangenhaut; Saiten früher aus Seide, heute oft Nylon; mit einem großem Plektron gespielt; z.B. in Bunraku und Kabuki gespielt)

Kanji
ON: サン, ゾウKUN: み, み.つ, みっ.つ
three

ON: KUN: あじ, あじ.わう
flavor, taste

ON: センKUN: すじ
line, track

Example sentences
彼女は三味線による新しいジャズの演奏法を始めた。Parts: 彼女 (かのじょ), 三味線 (しゃみせん), に依る (による), 新しい (あたらしい), ジャズ, 演奏 (えんそう), (ほう), 始める (はじめる)She originated a new way of playing jazz on the shamisen.

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