Igil


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Igil

 

a Tuva stringed instrument played with a bow; among the Altaic peoples it is known as ikili, and among the Khakas as yykh. It has a wooden body and a soundboard made of hide. It has two hair strings, tuned at a fourth or a fifth.

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