コ, つづみ

drum, beat, rouse, muster

JLPT1 G7 S13 F1795

# is a round drum with decorations on the top, set upon 豆 food stand (→ a stand). 鼓 added action indicator in its original sense of a hand holding a stick → *hand drum*. In contemporary orthography, is replaced with (originally, a hand holding a bamboo branch).

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