Definition of sarangi in English:

sarangi

Line breaks: sar|angi
Pronunciation: /səˈraŋɡi
 
, sɑːˈrʌŋɡi
 
/

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.
More example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

from Hindi sāraṅgī.

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