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Meaning and Origin

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  1. A Japanese stringed instrument resembling a banjo with a long neck and three strings and a fretted fingerboard and a rectangular soundbox; played with a plectrum

From Japanese 三味線 (shamisen).

  1. (music) A kind of three-stringed Japanese fretless lute.

shamisen was also found in the following language(s): Finnish, Japanese, and Spanish

Fun Facts about the name Shamisen

  • How unique is the name Shamisen? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Shamisen was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Shamisen: Your name in reverse order is Nesimahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Smeinhsa. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Shamisen born Jun 18, 2001

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA South-Central approximately on 1450. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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