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  1. kkwaenggwari(Noun)

    A small brass gong used in Korean folk music

  2. Origin: 꽹과리


  1. Kkwaenggwari

    The kkwaenggwari is a small flat gong used primarily in folk music of Korea. It is made of brass and is played with a hard stick. It produces a distinctively high-pitched, metallic tone that breaks into a cymbal-like crashing timbre when struck forcefully. It is particularly important in samul nori and pungmul, although it is also used in other genres. The instrument's name is probably onomatopoetic for the sound the instrument produces, "kkwaeng-kkwaeng". An alternate name is swe. This, the smallest gong is struck with a wooden mallet to produce a sharp attention commanding sound.it is used for farmers band music nong ak and shaman music.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kkwaenggwari in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kkwaenggwari in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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