tambura

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English[edit]

A tambura

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Etymology[edit]

Hindi तम्पूरा (tampūrā), from Persian تنبور (drum, cylinder).

Noun[edit]

tambura (plural tamburas)

  1. (music) A type of long-necked lute-like stringed instrument found throughout the world but originating in the traditional music of India.
    • 2008 March 25, Allan Kozinn, “Neil Aspinall, Beatles’ Aide, Dies at 66”, in New York Times[1]:
      He was among the singers in the celebratory chorus of “Yellow Submarine,” and he played tambura (an Indian drone instrument) on “Within You Without You,” harmonica on “Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite” and percussion on “Magical Mystery Tour.”

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tànbūr.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tǎmbura/
  • Hyphenation: tam‧bu‧ra

Noun[edit]

tàmbura f (Cyrillic spelling та̀мбура)

  1. tambura, tambourine

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References[edit]

  • tambura” in Hrvatski jezični portal