There are 2 main definitions of pipa in English:

pipa1

Line breaks: pipa
Pronunciation: /pɪˈpɑː, ˈpʌɪpə, ˈpɪpə/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

Another term for Suriname toad.

Origin

early 18th century: probably from Galibi.

Definition of pipa in:

There are 2 main definitions of pipa in English:

pipa2

Syllabification: pi·pa
Pronunciation: /ˈpēpä
 
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noun

A shallow-bodied, four-stringed Chinese lute.
More example sentences
  • Since '96, Montreal has been home to Fang, her pipa (the Chinese lute) and the stack of awards and honours she picked up in her native China.
  • The founder and musical director Khor Seng Chew emerged in music circles as the Malaysian national pipa champion, beating over 100 contestants.
  • Many Chinese people might have forgotten that pipa the traditional Chinese instrument, was actually introduced to China along the Silk Road.

Origin

Chinese.

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