Definition of Sarangi

1. Noun. a bowed string instrument used in the Hindustani classical music of North India ¹



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Definition of Sarangi

1. an Indian stringed instrument [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sarangi

sapwood
sapwoods
saquinavir
saraband
sarabande
sarabandes
sarabands
sarabauite
saracen
sarafan
sarafans
sarafotoxin
saralasin
saralasin acetate
saran
sarangi (current term)
sarangis
sarangist
sarangists
sarans
sarape
sarapes
saraphan
saraphans
saraswati
sarc-
sarcase
sarcased
sarcasm
sarcasmous

Literary usage of Sarangi

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1. Handbook of the Panjáb, Western Rajpútáná, Kashmír, and Upper Sindh by John Murray (Firm), Edward B. Eastwick (1883)
"Built in 1820 AD The ceremonial of the sarangi is forbidden by the Viceroy. Hindú temple, constructed of the same materials as the above. ..."

2. Official Report of the Calcutta International Exhibition, 1883-84: Compiled (1885)
"Alain sarangi.—A very old instrument called by some European writers on Hindu ... sarangi.—This instrument is generally used to accompany dancing and light ..."

3. Catalogue of the Stearns Collection of Musical Instruments by Frederick Stearns, Albert Augustus Stanley (1918)
"sarangi India Body in shape of an inverted key-stone. ... Length, 58 cm.; of body, 23 cm.; width, 16 to 24 cm.; depth, 16.5. 1266. sarangi ..."

4. The Relation of Ultramodern to Archaic Music by Katherine Ruth Willoughby Heyman (1921)
"... social and 1 " The sarangi player follows the voice, but during pauses and sometimes while the song continues, he indulges in florid passage of his own. ..."

5. The American History and Encyclopedia of Music by Janet M. Green, Josephine Thrall (1908)
"Handel and JS Bach have left fine examples. sarangi (sa-run-gï) Hin. n. A Hindu instrument of the violin family having a pear-shaped body whose sides are ..."

6. Catalogue of the Exhibition: Horticultural Hall, Boston, January 11 to 26, 1902 by Chickering & sons, Boston, Chickering & sons (1902)
"sarangi. India. The sarangi is the Indian violin. It has three strings, although occasionally four are used. The tuning of this fourth string is variable, ..."

7. Handbook of the Panjáb, Western Rajpútáná, Kashmír, and Upper Sindh by John Murray (Firm), Edward B. Eastwick (1883)
"Built in 1820 AD The ceremonial of the sarangi is forbidden by the Viceroy. Hindú temple, constructed of the same materials as the above. ..."

8. Official Report of the Calcutta International Exhibition, 1883-84: Compiled (1885)
"Alain sarangi.—A very old instrument called by some European writers on Hindu ... sarangi.—This instrument is generally used to accompany dancing and light ..."

9. Catalogue of the Stearns Collection of Musical Instruments by Frederick Stearns, Albert Augustus Stanley (1918)
"sarangi India Body in shape of an inverted key-stone. ... Length, 58 cm.; of body, 23 cm.; width, 16 to 24 cm.; depth, 16.5. 1266. sarangi ..."

10. The Relation of Ultramodern to Archaic Music by Katherine Ruth Willoughby Heyman (1921)
"... social and 1 " The sarangi player follows the voice, but during pauses and sometimes while the song continues, he indulges in florid passage of his own. ..."

11. The American History and Encyclopedia of Music by Janet M. Green, Josephine Thrall (1908)
"Handel and JS Bach have left fine examples. sarangi (sa-run-gï) Hin. n. A Hindu instrument of the violin family having a pear-shaped body whose sides are ..."

12. Catalogue of the Exhibition: Horticultural Hall, Boston, January 11 to 26, 1902 by Chickering & sons, Boston, Chickering & sons (1902)
"sarangi. India. The sarangi is the Indian violin. It has three strings, although occasionally four are used. The tuning of this fourth string is variable, ..."

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