Chinese Culture

The earliest instrument which is playable in the world 世界上最早可吹奏的乐器

Jiahu bone flute is oldest instrument among China's archaeological discoveries so far

dí zi de bí zǔ — — jiǎ hú ɡǔ dí
笛 子 的 鼻 祖 — — 贾  湖 骨 笛
The originator of flute - Jiahu bone flute



xīn shí qì shí dài · péi lǐ ɡǎnɡ wén huà ( yuē ɡōnɡ yuán qián 6000 nián )   
新  石  器 时  代  · 裴  李 岗   文  化  ( 约  公   元   前   6000 年   )
neolithic·Peiligang culture (about 6000 BC)  

chǐ cùn : chánɡ 22.7 lí mǐ   
尺  寸  : 长    22.7 厘 米   
Size: length 22.7cm

jiǎ hú ɡǔ dí shì qì jīn wéi zhǐ zhōnɡ ɡuó káo ɡǔ fā xiàn de zuì ɡú lǎo de yuè qì ,
贾  湖 骨 笛 是  迄 今  为  止  中    国  考  古 发 现   的 最  古 老  的 乐  器 ,
Jiahu bone flute is oldest instrument among China's archaeological discoveries so far,

yě shì shì jiè shànɡ zuì zǎo de kě chuī zòu yuè qì 。
也 是  世  界  上    最  早  的 可 吹   奏  乐  器 。
It's also the earliest instrument which is playable in the world.

ɡāi ɡǔ dí shì yònɡ hè lèi chánɡ zhī ɡǔ ɡuǎn zhì chénɡ 。
该  骨 笛 是  用   鹤 类  长    肢  骨 管   制  成    。
This bone flute is made by crane's long limb bone.

鼻祖 [bí zǔ]
the earliest [first] ancestor; founder; originator (of a tradition, school of thought, etc.)

ɡǔ

n.bone

dí zi
笛 子
n.flute

xīn shí qì shí dài
新  石  器 时  代 
n. neolithic

wén huà
文  化 
n. culture

ɡōnɡ yuán qián
公   元   前  
BC
 
chǐ cùn
尺  寸
n.size
 
chánɡ
长 
n.length
 
lí mǐ   
厘 米 
cm
 
qì jīn wéi zhǐ
迄 今  为  止
so far
 
káo ɡǔ fā xiàn
考  古 发 现
archaeological discovery
 
zuì ɡú lǎo
最  古 老 
the oldest

yuè qì
乐  器
n. instrument

chuī zòu
吹   奏 
to play (wind instruments):

shì jiè
世  界 
n. world



n.crane

chánɡ zhī ɡǔ ɡuǎn
长    肢  骨 管  
n. long limb bone(tube)

 

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