The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
(also kanásztiildk), wind instrument of Hungarian herdsmen; it is an ox horn with a whittled wooden mouth-piece and no holes. The instrument is used mainly for rhythmicsignals, as well as for improvised melodies based on the natural(overtone) scale.
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