taksim

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Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

taksim

  1. division, partition, distribution.
  2. (music) instrumental improvisation, instrumental solo (often introducing a vocal solo or a modulation to another makam, or mode).
  3. dividing up.
  4. (mathematics) division, division sign.
  5. place containing a reservoir from which water is distributed to various parts of a city.
  6. (punctuation) slash mark, slash, diagonal, virgule.

References[edit]

  • Signell, Karl. Makam: Modal practice in Turkish art music. Usul Publications, 2005.