Scripts 长琴(Japanese Kanji, Chinese)
Other Forms FormsChángqín
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Meaning & History
From a combination of the characters 长 (cháng, meaning “long”) and 琴 (qín, referring to the guqin or Chinese zither). This is the name of a mythological figure found in the Shanhaijing (山海经), or Classic of Mountains and Seas. He is the son of the fire god ZHURONG (祝融) who lives on Mount Yao, playing music while accompanied by three five-colored birds. His full name, including his title, is Taizi Changqin (太子长琴).A fictional character of the same name appears in the Chinese video game Gujian Qitan (古剑奇谭), also known as GuJian.