erhu

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er·hu

 (är′ho͞o′)
n.
A Chinese stringed instrument that is played with a bow and has two strings stretched from a small sound box along a long thin neck. Also called Chinese violin.

[Mandarin èrhú : èr, two (in reference to its two strings) (from Middle Chinese ri`, from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *g-nis; akin to Tibetan gnyis and Burmese hnac) + , peoples of Central Asia (in reference to the instrument's Central Asian origin) (from Middle Chinese xɦuə̆).]

erhu

(ˈɜːhuː)
n
a two-stringed Chinese musical instrument
Translations
二胡
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Afterwards, Mr Adi Lau put on his musician hat and delighted the crowd with a duet Er-hu performance with the famous Er-hu artist Ms Hsin Hsiao-hung.
He stays with a family of musicians - Miss Xa, a singer with the Peking Opera, and Mr Yu, who teaches the er-hu, a kind of traditional Chinese violin with a very distinctive twang.