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木鱼
Simplified 木鱼
Traditional 木魚
Pin Yin
mu4 yu2
English
  • mokugyo
  • wooden fish (percussion instrument)
Examples:
1. 在道教礼仪活动中,一种用樟木制成。开有小口,做成像鱼一样的乐器"木鱼",被用来打拍子。
"In Buddhist ceremonies the "mu-yu"("Chinese temple block"), a slit-instrument of camphor wood in a symbolic carving of a fish, is used for setting the musical pulse."
2. 脸上涂脂抹粉,头上扎着蓝花布条、羊角,手持小锣、铙钹、木鱼等赤脚上场,一边敲一边舞。
Applying paint and powder to the face and wearing blue and color ribbon on the head, beat the gong, cymbal and wooden fish while dancing on barefoot.
3. “文革”之后,中国政府恢复宗教信仰自由的政策,中断了的木鱼声又响起来了,香火复盛,蛇又不见了。
But then after 1976 when freedom of faith was restored as government policy and the beating of wooden fish resumed with lost of worshippers coming again to burn incense sticks and candles in the temples, snakes disappeared once again.
4. 【动】攀木鱼
Climbing fish [ perch ]
5. 说来奇怪,1966年中国“文化大革命”扫除“四旧”,普陀寺庙的和尚不敢念经,岛上听不到木鱼声了,各式各样的蛇又出现了。
Surprisingly, during the so-called Cultural Revolution (1966-1976) in China when Buddhist services were banned and the sound of wooden fish was no longer heard, snakes of various kinds reappeared on the island.
6. 轻敲木鱼
To tap the wooden fish lightly
7. 麦饭食(木鱼石)杯
Wooden fish stone cup