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Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

According to Beekes, of Pre-Greek origin.

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

κῐθᾰ́ρᾱ (kithárāf (genitive κῐθᾰ́ρᾱς); first declension

  1. lyre
    1. lyre-playing
  2. (in the plural) the ribs of the horse

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian chitarra, from Arabic قِيثَارَة (qīṯāra), from Latin cithara, from Ancient Greek κιθάρα (kithára).

NounEdit

κιθάρα (kitháraf (plural κιθάρες)

  1. guitar

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