kantele

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A kantele.

Etymology[edit]

From Finnish kantele, from a Baltic language.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈkantələ/, /ˈkɑːntəleɪ/

Noun[edit]

kantele (plural kanteles)

  1. (music) A traditional Finnish string instrument of the zither family.
    • 1989, Keith Bosley, translating Elias Lönnrot, The Kalevala, XLIV:
      With his fingers Väinämöinen played / with its strings the kantele rang out […].

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Andrew Sihler, New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin, OUP, 1995, page 210.

Dutch[edit]

Verb[edit]

kantele

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of kantelen

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

kantele

  1. kantele
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Verb[edit]

kantele

  1. Indicative present connegative form of kannella.
  2. Second-person singular imperative present form of kannella.
  3. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of kannella.