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Monday-ish word: erhu

erhu (är′ho͞o′), noun
A Chinese stringed instrument that has two strings stretched from a soundbox along a long thin neck; it is played with a bow.

More information here.

Etymology:  from Mandarin èrhú, 'two'.

I was able to hear a musician play the erhu at the China Lights lantern display a couple weeks ago.
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