1. ruǎn proper noun Ruan
    Domain: History 历史 , Subdomain: China
    Notes: A small state during the Shang Dynasty (Guoyu '阮')
  2. ruǎn proper noun Nguyen
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '阮'; Unihan '阮')
  3. ruǎn noun an ancient musical instrument
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '阮'; Unihan '阮')

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  • 大阮 daruan; bass lute
  • 中阮 zhongruan or alto lute, like pipa 琵琶 but bigger and lower range

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