hsaing-waing

noun
\ ˈsīn-ˈwīn How to pronounce hsaing-waing (audio) \
plural hsaing-waing

Definition of hsaing-waing

: a traditional Burmese musical ensemble consisting largely of drums and gongs The gamelan is also closely related to other Southeast Asian ensembles that bear different names, such as … hsaing-waing of Myanmar (Burma), and the kulintang of the Philippines. — Neil Sorrell, in Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World, 2003

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First Known Use of hsaing-waing

1992, in the meaning defined above

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“Hsaing-waing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hsaing-waing. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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