กระจับปี่

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From an Indonesian language. Compare Indonesian kecapi, Sundanese kacapi, Maguindanaon kutiyapi, Maranao kotyapi, Subanon kotapi, Bukidnon kudyapi, and Palawan kusyapi. Ultimately from Sanskrit कच्छपी (kacchapī), a kind of lute (so named because it is similar in shape to the tortoise; compare तेस्तुदो).

Noun[edit]

กระจับปี่ (gràjàpbpèe)

  1. (music) A plucked, long-necked fretted lute used in the classical music of Central Thailand.

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