urheen

noun ur·heen \ˈərˈhē(ə)n\
variants: or

urhien

or

urhheen

\ˈərˈhē(ə)n\

Definition of urheen

plural

-s

  1. :  a Chinese fiddle consisting of two strings usually of silk tuned a fifth apart, stretched across a small mallet-shaped hollow block, and fastened at the other end to tuning pegs set in a long stick

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Origin and Etymology of urheen

modification of Chinese (Pekingese) êr4-hsien2, literally, two strings


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