guitar

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English[edit]

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An acoustic guitar

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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish guitarra, from Arabic قِيثَارَة(qīṯāra), from Latin cithara, from Ancient Greek κιθάρα(kithára). Compare cither.

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Noun[edit]

guitar ‎(plural guitars)

  1. (music) A stringed musical instrument, of European origin, usually with a fretted fingerboard and six strings, played with the fingers or a plectrum (guitar pick).
  2. (music) Any type of musical instrument of the lute family, characterized by a flat back, along with a neck whose upper surface is in the same plane as the soundboard, with strings along the neck and parallel to the soundboard.

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  • axe (slang)
  • gat (New Zealand slang)

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Verb[edit]

guitar ‎(third-person singular simple present guitars, present participle guitaring, simple past and past participle guitared)

  1. (rare) To play the guitar.

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Danish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡitar/, [ˈɡ̊itˢɑːˀ]

Noun[edit]

guitar c (singular definite guitaren, plural indefinite guitarer)

  1. guitar

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