veena

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English[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Saraswati veena

Etymology[edit]

From Hindi वीणा ‎(vīṇā), and its source, Sanskrit वीणा ‎(vīṇā).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

veena ‎(plural veenas)

  1. (music) A plucked stringed instrument used mostly in Carnatic Indian classical music.
    • 1997, Kiran Nagarkar, Cuckold, HarperCollins 2013, p. 339:
      When he wanted to test any of the principles he was enunciating or elucidating, he went over to the veena which sits in a glass case now and played for hours and substantially extended the vocabulary and scope of the instrument.



Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

veena

  1. (music) veena (instrument)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of veena (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative veena veenat
genitive veenan veenojen
partitive veenaa veenoja
illative veenaan veenoihin
singular plural
nominative veena veenat
accusative nom.? veena veenat
gen. veenan
genitive veenan veenojen
veenainrare
partitive veenaa veenoja
inessive veenassa veenoissa
elative veenasta veenoista
illative veenaan veenoihin
adessive veenalla veenoilla
ablative veenalta veenoilta
allative veenalle veenoille
essive veenana veenoina
translative veenaksi veenoiksi
instructive veenoin
abessive veenatta veenoitta
comitative veenoineen

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