笙 meaning and pronunciation

Simplified/traditional character

笙 in English

shēng

  • free reed mouth organ, with wooden pipes stuck into a gourd

Components

  • (zhú): bamboo
  • (shēng): be born

Characters with the same pronunciation

  • : to ascend; to rise to the rank of; to promote; to hoist; liter; measure for dry grain equal to one-tenth dou 斗[dou3];
  • : gallon; quart;
  • : voice; sound; tone; noise; classifier for sounds;
  • : rising of water;
  • : domestic animal; sacrificial animal;
  • : to be born; to give birth; life; to grow; raw; uncooked; student;
  • : sister's son; nephew;
  • : stoat; weasel;
  • 𢦑: 𢦑