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Saltos de línea: mri|dan¦gam
Pronunciación: /mrɪˈdaŋəm

Definición de mridangam en inglés:


A barrel-shaped double-headed drum with one head larger than the other, used in southern Indian music.
Example sentences
  • Many young South Indians are adept at Carnatic music and can accompany even professional musicians on the mridangam, the ghatam or the violin.
  • Manuel Industries produces guitars, violins, tabalas, mridangams and Congo drums and deals in keyboards and other imported musical instruments.
  • Maruthi plays the tabla and the mridangam and also plays Carnatic music on a keyboard.


late 19th century: Tamil alteration of Sanskrit mṛdaṇga.

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