cymbal

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Etymology[edit]

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From Middle English cymbal, from Old English cimbal, cimbala and Old French cimbale, both from Latin cymbalum(cymbal), from Ancient Greek κύμβαλον(kúmbalon), from κύμβη(kúmbē, bowl). See also chime.

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Noun[edit]

A cymbal on a stand.

cymbal ‎(plural cymbals)

  1. (music) A concave plate of brass or bronze that produces a sharp, ringing sound when struck: played either in pairs, by striking them together, or singly by striking with a drumstick or the like.

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

cymbal c

  1. cymbal
  2. dulcimer

Declension[edit]

Inflection of cymbal 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative cymbal cymbalen cymbaler cymbalerna
Genitive cymbals cymbalens cymbalers cymbalernas