sitar

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See also: Sitar, sitár, and sítar

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Hindi सितार (sitār) / Urdu ستار(sitār), form Persian سه‌تار(se-târ, literally three strings).

Noun[edit]

sitar (plural sitars)

  1. (music) A Hindustani/Indian classical stringed instrument, typically having a gourd as its resonating chamber.

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Undetermined.

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Verb[edit]

sitar

  1. to accost; to approach and speak to boldly or aggressively, as with a demand or request

Etymology 2[edit]

From English sitar, from Persian سه‌تار(se-târ, three strings).

Noun[edit]

sitar

  1. a sitar; a Hindustani/Indian classical stringed instrument, typically having a gourd as its resonating chamber

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Persian سه‌تار(se-târ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsitɑr/, [ˈs̠it̪ɑr]
  • Hyphenation: si‧tar

Noun[edit]

sitar

  1. (music) sitar (instrument)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of sitar (Kotus type 6/paperi, no gradation)
nominative sitar sitarit
genitive sitarin sitarien
sitareiden
sitareitten
partitive sitaria sitareita
sitareja
illative sitariin sitareihin
singular plural
nominative sitar sitarit
accusative nom. sitar sitarit
gen. sitarin
genitive sitarin sitarien
sitareiden
sitareitten
partitive sitaria sitareita
sitareja
inessive sitarissa sitareissa
elative sitarista sitareista
illative sitariin sitareihin
adessive sitarilla sitareilla
ablative sitarilta sitareilta
allative sitarille sitareille
essive sitarina sitareina
translative sitariksi sitareiksi
instructive sitarein
abessive sitaritta sitareitta
comitative sitareineen

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian سه‌تار(se-târ), meaning “three strings”.

Noun[edit]

sitar m (invariable)

  1. (music) sitar

Kurdish[edit]

Noun[edit]

sitar f

  1. protection (process of keeping safe)


This Kurdish entry was created from the translations listed at protection. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see sitar in the Kurdish Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) November 2008


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Hindi सितार (sitār).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sitar m or f (nonstandard) (plural sitares)

  1. (music) sitar (Indian string instrument)

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

sitar m (plural sitares)

  1. (music) sitar (Indian string instrument)