κιθάρα

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According to Beekes, of Pre-Greek origin.

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Noun[edit]

κῐθᾰ́ρᾱ (kithárāf (genitive κῐθᾰ́ρᾱς); first declension

  1. lyre
    1. lyre-playing
  2. (in the plural) the ribs of the horse

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian chitarra, from Arabic قِيثَارَة (qīṯāra), from Latin cithara, from Ancient Greek κιθάρα (kithára).

Noun[edit]

κιθάρα (kitháraf (plural κιθάρες)

  1. guitar

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