Seven-stringed classical Chinese zither that does not have a bridge, sometimes referred to as guqin where gu stands for ancient. (noun)
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Use "qin" in a sentence
"On other floors, a fourth-grade class took an English spelling test while a group of seventh-graders practiced playing the Chinese yue qin guitar and the zither-like guzheng in a music class."
"This must go beyond old Cold War concepts of fan-Hua or qin-Hua that is, of either being anti-China or pro-China."
"“Shang shi wen Dao, qin er xi zhi” pronounced shahng shr wun dow, cheen ur shee jr means the serious Xiu Lian practitioner who hears about Tao, The Way, or the truth, will do serious practice actively, continuously, and persistently."