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EtymologyEdit

From Latin cithara, from Ancient Greek κιθάρα (kithára).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

قِيثَارَة (qīṯāraf (plural قِيثَارَات(qīṯārāt))

  1. guitar

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Andalusian Arabic: قيثارة(qitara)
    • Spanish: guitarra (see there for further descendants)
  • Italian: chitarra (see there for further descendants)

ReferencesEdit

  • Wehr, Hans; Kropfitsch, Lorenz (1985), “قيثارة”, in Arabisches Wörterbuch für die Schriftsprache der Gegenwart (in German), 5th edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, published 2011, →ISBN, page 1073