Definition of sarangi in English:


Syllabification: sa·ran·gi
Pronunciation: /ˈsärəNGgē

noun (plural sarangis)

  • An Indian bowed musical instrument about two feet high, with three or four main strings and up to thirty-five sympathetic strings.
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    • He coaxes timbres out of them that sound similar to Indian instruments such as the sitar, sarod, sarangi and veena.
    • One is by pulling the string, as in the sitar, and the other is by gliding the fingers as in the sarangi or sarod.
    • This album lacks for not a single beat and the sounds of tabla, sarangi and synth are heightened to the max.


from Hindi sāraṅgī.

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