Re: [SCA-JML] Re: Unusual question for Japanese Language buffs
- daviem01 wrote:
> --- In sca-jml@y..., "rujoking99" <rujoking99@m...> wrote:"Fue" means "flute" -- just "flute." (Well, Japanese flute. Western style
> > PS: What is the Japanese name for a Noh flute? And does
> > anyone know a source for cheap but servicable Shakuhachi?
> I believe a Noh flute is called a "fue" (please excuse the horrendous
> spelling, my romaji is rusty!)
> I saw one in an antique shop in Kamakura (still kicking myself for
> not getting it) and that's what the proprietor called it...
flutes are called "furuuto.")
Think of it as the English word "flute" or "recorder." There's a general
*type* of instrument that we all picture. Beyond that, there are terms that
specify what type (like "alto recorder" or "tenor recorder" for example).