sitar
noun Etymology: Hindi & Urdu sitār, from Persian, a three-stringed lute, from sih three + tār string, thread Date: 1828 an Indian lute with a long neck and a varying number of strings • sitarist noun

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  • sitar — 1845, from Hindi sitar, from Pers. sitar three stringed, from si three (O.Pers. thri ) + tar string (see TENET (Cf. tenet)) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • sitar — [si tär′, si′tär΄] n. [Hindi sitār] a lutelike instrument of India with a long, fretted neck, a resonating gourd or gourds, and three to seven playing strings and a number of strings that vibrate sympathetically sitarist n …   English World dictionary

  • şitar — şitár s. m., pl. şitári Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic …   Dicționar Român

  • sitar — sȉtār m DEFINICIJA onaj koji proizvodi sita ETIMOLOGIJA vidi sito …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • sitar — sustantivo masculino 1. Instrumento musical de cuerda originario de La India, parecido al laúd, pero con más cuerdas y un mango alargado, que se toca con plectro …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • sitar — ► NOUN ▪ a large, long necked Indian lute played with a wire pick. DERIVATIVES sitarist noun. ORIGIN from the Persian words for three and string …   English terms dictionary

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