Definition of sarangi in English:

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Pronunciation: /səˈraŋɡi/
Pronunciation: /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.
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.


From Hindi sāraṅgī.

Words that rhyme with sarangi


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