sitar

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See also: Sitar, sitár, and sítar

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Persian سه‌تار (se-târ), meaning “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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Verbs[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

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)