cetra

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin cithera, from Latin cithara, from Ancient Greek κιθάρα (kithára). Doublet of chitarra, which entered through Arabic.

Noun[edit]

cetra f (plural cetre)

  1. zither
    • 1973, “La casa di Hilde”, in Alice non lo sa, performed by Francesco De Gregori:
      E ci mettemmo seduti ad ascoltare il tramonto / Hilde nel buio suonava la cetra
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. lyre
    Synonym: lira

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