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(1) A Kirghiz plucked stringed instrument with a wooden pear-shaped body, a long neck without frets, and three strings, of which the first and third are usually tuned in unison and the middle a fourth or fifth higher. Its overall length is about 850 mm. The instrument is used to play two-part and three-part music and to accompany singing. Orchestral versions of the komuz, with frets, have been constructed.

(2) Among Turkic peoples, the name for the Jew’s harp. The name of the material from which the instrument is made—metal, wood, bamboo, or bone—is generally added to the word komuz, for example, temir-komuz, iron Jew’s harp.

(3) Dagestani single-keyboard accordion.

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We started with a water supply system on both sides of the mountain, the water source is located 4-5 km away," one of the brothers Aziz Kopuz O?lu said.
According to Ismail, some Turkish tribes had been using an instrument called Kopuz which later travelled to the Middle East and gradually transformed itself into the oud, as it is known today.
(8.) Kale A, Kopuz C, Edizer M, Aydin ME, Demir M, Ince Y.
[20.] Kopuz A, Turan V, Ozcan A, Kopuz Y, Toz E, Kurt S.
Kopuz et al., studied the presence of the median artery in neonatal cadavers and proposed the theory that it regresses as late as during the perinatal period and early infancy [49].
A welcome address will be also given by Mr Ali Kopuz, vice president of TOBB / chairman of Istanbul Commodity Exchanges (TOBB).
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Turkey's food and beverage industry is not expected to increase prices during the holy month of Ramadan, Federation of Turkish Food and Drink Industry Associations (TGDF) President E[currency]emsi Kopuz said at a press conference on Thursday.
[13.] Kale A, Kopuz C, Edyzer M, Aydin ME, Demyr M, Ynce Y.
Mohammad Ali Najafi, Mr Camur Ali Kopuz, Vice President of TOBB (The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey), Dr.
"This case was an effort to silence those who defend the secular republic," said Hanife Kopuz, 55, clutching a cloth banner of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, who founded the modern Turkish republic from the ruins of the Ottoman Empire.
Basin-yayin sansurune tabi Turkiye'de yayimlanmasina goz yumulan "Ergenekon, Gok-Boru, Tanridag, Turk Yurdu, Kopuz, Orhun ve Cinaralti gibi cok sayida haftalik dergide 'Turk Birligi' fikrine yer verilirken pan- Turkist temalar ve semboller otuzlu yillara nazaran cok daha acik bir bicimde ifade edilmektedir [idi]." (30) Stalingrad Zaferi'ni takiben, "Sovyet basini Turkiye'deki Turanciliga kesin bir dille saldirir.