κιθάρα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to Beekes, of Pre-Greek origin.

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Noun[edit]

κῐθάρα ‎(kitháraf ‎(genitive κιθάρας); first declension

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

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References[edit]

  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), volume I, with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 694f

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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