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  • on reading:
  • ゲン
  • kun reading:
  • つる
  • meaning(s):
  • bowstring, chord, hypotenuse
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ギターの ギターのげん guitar string
かげん (moon's) last quarter
かんげん wind and string instruments; music
ゆみづる bowstring
げん bow string; string (of guitar, violin, etc); chord (straight line joining two points on a curve)(geom); handle