Santir


Also found in: Dictionary.
Related to Santir: santur

Santir

 

a stringed percussion instrument akin to the dulcimer. It is widespread in Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, India, Iran, Turkey, and other countries of the East.

Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Young Leander, santir player and merchant, with a stream of humanity, flees the advancing victorious hordes of Turkish conquerors to return to Belgrade and then flees again farther to the north, then returns to Belgrade, builds his tower and foresees the city's imminent destruction just prior to his death.
Indeed, the traditional yangqin's shape, diatonic tuning, and long hammers held between thumb and index finger suggest a provenance from the hammered dulcimers of Europe, rather than the Persian santir.
Tenders are invited for supply of materials by cement concrete work with earth work from manik singh house to santir morh under moyna panchayat samity from the fund of mgnrega 2015 2016
00 km from Agartala) including Santir Bazar and Belonia Yard of Agartala-Sabroom new BG Railway line project
00 including Santir bazaar, Belonia & Jolaibari yard between Santir bazaar to Jolaibari in connection with Construction of Agartala to Sabroom new BG Railway line project.