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EtymologyEdit

From Ukrainian банду́ра (bandúra), possibly via Polish and Italian pandura, Latin pandūra, from Ancient Greek πανδοῦρα (pandoῦra, zither), perhaps from Lydian.

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  • IPA(key): /bænˈduɹə/
  • Hyphenation: ban‧dura

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bandura (plural banduras)

  1. A Ukrainian plucked stringed instrument with a tear-shaped body, like an asymmetrical lute or a vertical zither, played with both hands while held upright on the lap.

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  • Melʹnyčuk O. S., editor (1982–2012), “бандура”, in Etymolohičnyj slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy [Etymological Dictionary of the Ukrainian Language] (in uk), Kiev: Naukova Dumka

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