What is another word for zithern?

Pronunciation: [zˈɪðən] (IPA)

The word "zithern" refers to a musical instrument that belongs to the family of stringed instruments. Synonyms for "zithern" include "cittern," "guitar," "mandolin," and "lute." "Cittern" is a plucked string instrument that is commonly used in medieval and Renaissance music. "Guitar" refers to a stringed instrument played with the fingers or a plectrum, while "mandolin" is a small instrument with eight strings arranged in pairs. "Lute" is a long-necked stringed instrument that is similar to a guitar. All of these instruments have different playing styles and are used in different genres of music.

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Usage examples for Zithern

There is Caesar's zithern.
"The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers"
Georg Ebers
She sat there with the zithern, letting her fingers glide gently over the strings.
"The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers"
Georg Ebers
I am having a statue erected to Mesomedes, the great zithern-player-you perhaps know his songs.
"The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers"
Georg Ebers

Related words: zithern piano, zithern music, zithern instrument, zithern song, zithern cases, zithern strings

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