سرنای

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from an unknown Indo-European cognate of Luwian [script needed](zurni, horn), Sanskrit शृङ्ग(ṡṛṅga, horn), Latin cornū, English horn. Folk etymology explains the word as سور(sur, banquet, feast) + نای(nây, pipe, flute, nay).

Noun[edit]

سرنای ‎(sornây) ‎(plural سرنای‌ها(sornây-hâ))

  1. (music) zurna

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References[edit]

  • Greppin, John A. C. (1991), “The Survival of Ancient Anatolian and Mesopotamian Vocabulary Until the Present”, in Journal of Near Eastern Studies[1], volume 50, issue 3, pages 203–207