Origin of samisen
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Example sentences from the Web for samisen
Still the samisen tinkled, and still the voice sounded sweet and low and unspeakably pathetic in the apartment.Myths & Legends of Japan|F. Hadland (Frederick Hadland) Davis
The samisen may not afford music, but it can give expression to the emotional in feeling.The Yotsuya Kwaidan or O'Iwa Inari|James S. De Benneville
She played the samisen, the kotto, the biwa, and the small hand-drum.
One took her samisen and sang; never did I listen to anything sweeter.Lafcadio Hearn|Nina H. Kennard
The street of the geisha is full of music, for they play the samisen there all day long.