veena

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English[edit]

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Saraswati veena

Etymology[edit]

From Hindi वीणा, and its source, Sanskrit वीणा (vīṇā).

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Noun[edit]

veena (plural veenas)

  1. (music) A plucked stringed instrument used mostly in Carnatic Indian classical music.
    • 1997, Kiran Nagarkar, Cuckold, HarperCollins 2013, p. 339:
      When he wanted to test any of the principles he was enunciating or elucidating, he went over to the veena which sits in a glass case now and played for hours and substantially extended the vocabulary and scope of the instrument.



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Noun[edit]

veena

  1. (music) veena (instrument)

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