tambura

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English[edit]

A tambura

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Hindi तम्पूरा, from Arabic طنبور (ṭunbūr, drum, cylinder).

Noun[edit]

tambura (plural tamburas)

  1. A type of stringed instrument found throughout the world, similar to a lute.
    • 2008 March 25, Allan Kozinn, “Neil Aspinall, Beatles’ Aide, Dies at 66”, New York Times:
      He was among the singers in the celebratory chorus of “Yellow Submarine,” and he played tambura (an Indian drone instrument) on “Within You Without You,” harmonica on “Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite” and percussion on “Magical Mystery Tour.”

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tànbūr.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tǎmbura/
  • Hyphenation: tam‧bu‧ra

Noun[edit]

tàmbura f (Cyrillic spelling та̀мбура)

  1. tambura, tambourine

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • tambura” in Hrvatski jezični portal