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Meaning of "tambura" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TAMBURA

tambura  [ˌtæmˈbʊərə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TAMBURA

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adjective
verb
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pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Tambura is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES TAMBURA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Tambura

The word Tambura refers to several stringed musical instruments: ▪ The Tanbur long-necked, string instrument originating in the Southern or Central Asia. This is the main article that speaks about the origins, types and variants of tanbur. ▪ The Iranian tanbur used in Ahl-e Haqq rituals. ▪ The Turkish tambur instrument in Turkey. ▪ The Tanpura in India, used as a drone instrument. ▪ The yaylı tanbur is also played in Turkey ▪ The Tambura played in Macedonia and Bulgaria. ▪ The Tamburica instruments, any member of a family of long-necked lutes popular in Eastern and Central Europe. ▪ The Tambouras instrument in Greece. ▪ The Tanbūra instrument in East Africa and the Middle East. ▪ The Tambur is an instrument in XinJiang The word may also refer to: ▪ The Tambura River in Romania. ▪ Tumbura, a town in South Sudan. ▪ Tumbura Airport, an airport serving the above town. ▪ "Tambura", a hidden track from P.O.D.'s album The Fundamental Elements of Southtown...

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TAMBURA


assurer
əˈʃʊərə
bravura
brəˈvjʊərə
Bujumbura
ˌbuːdʒəmˈbʊərə
caricatura
ˌkærɪkəˈtjʊərə
dura
ˈdjʊərə
insurer
ɪnˈʃʊərə
Jayapura
ˌdʒɑːjɑːˈpʊərə
jura
ˈdʒʊərə
Madura
məˈdʊərə
Mathura
ˈmʌtʊərə
mura
ˈmʊərə
natura
nəˈtʊərə
procurer
prəˈkjʊərə
shura
ˈʃʊərə
sura
ˈsʊərə
surah
ˈsʊərə
tamboura
tæmˈbʊərə
tambourer
ˌtæmˈbʊərə
tourer
ˈtʊərə
Usumbura
ˌuːzəmˈbʊərə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TAMBURA

tambac
tambala
Tambo
Tambora
tambour
tamboura
tambourer
tambourin
tambourine
tambourinist
Tambov
tambur
Tamburlaine
tame
tameability
tameable
tameableness
tamein
tameless
tamelessness

WORDS THAT END LIKE TAMBURA

Angostura
aura
Bonaventura
Buenaventura
bura
coloratura
datura
doura
Extremadura
Kamakura
katsura
Kura
laura
Piura
pleura
purpura
tempura
Tripura
velatura
vettura

Synonyms and antonyms of tambura in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «tambura» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TAMBURA

Find out the translation of tambura to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of tambura from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «tambura» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

坦布拉
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tambura
570 millions of speakers

English

tambura
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

तम्बूरा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تامبورا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

тамбура
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

tambura
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

tambura
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

tambura
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tambura
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Tambura
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

タンブーラ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

tambura
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tambura
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tambura
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தம்புரா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

तंबूरा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

tamburacı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tambura
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

tambura
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

тамбура
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Tambura
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

tambura
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

tambura
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

tambura
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Tambura
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of tambura

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TAMBURA»

The term «tambura» is regularly used and occupies the 58.829 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TAMBURA» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about tambura

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TAMBURA»

Discover the use of tambura in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to tambura and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Sitar and Sarod in the 18th and 19th Centuries
Pratap Singh's version says: Now the tambur, the vinS played by the Gandharva named Tumbar, is described. This is popularly called tambura. Make the tambura of wood. On one end attach a half gourd and cover it with a thin wooden board.
Allyn Miner, 1997
2
Music and the Cognitive Sciences 1990
21-33 Printed in Malaysia Photocopying permitted by license only The influence of the tambura drone on the perception of proximity among scale types in North Indian classical music Kathryn Vaughn Department ofEthnomitsicologyand ...
Ian Cross, Irene Deliege, 2004
3
Blind Owl Blues
To listeners throughout history, the most immediately striking element of the song – that which immediately distinguishes it from other blues records - is the drone created using an Indian tambura. The tambura, sometimes referred to as a ...
Rebecca Davis Winters, 2007
4
Library of Congress Subject Headings
T3-History] [M T650 (Instruction )] UF Pandur Tamboura Tarnburitza Tanpura BT Lute RT Tanbfir —-Methods [MT650] Tambura and sarod music USE Sarod and tambura music Tambura and surbahar music USE Surbahar and tambura music  ...
Library of Congress, 2006
5
A Community of Sentiment: Indo-Fijian Music and Identity ...
Field consultants identified the tambura bhajan as an "old, girmitiya style of singing" that employs a distinctive "local tune" to deliver bhakti texts that derive from India. The most conspicuous feature of the tambura bhajan is that it is sung by a ...
Kevin Christopher Miller, 2008
6
Play the World: The 101 World Instrument Primer
The tambura, also called a tampura, is a four-stringed Indian drone instrument commonly used behind all classical Indian performances. The tambura is at least four to five feet long with a large gourd body and a long hollow neck. Smaller ...
Randy Raine-Reusch, 2010
7
Singing the Classical, Voicing the Modern: The Postcolonial ...
All of these use sampling technology to create a ''realistic'' imitation of a tambura being plucked; however, they have a much louder sound and fuller tone than any real tambura. Unlike a real tambura, these electronic tamburas can be tuned to ...
Amanda J. Weidman, 2006
8
Tambura
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Frederic P. Miller, Agnes F. Vandome, McBrewster John, 2011
9
The Tamburitza Tradition: From the Balkans to the American ...
puckoj glazbi Hrvata, Srba i Bugara”), Kuhac claimed that the Croats and Serbs obtained the tambura from the ancient Greeks (Kuhac 1 898, 17). He was still adamant that the South Slavs did not adopt the instrument from the Turks.
Richard March, 2013
10
The Csound Book: Perspectives in Software Synthesis, Sound ...
Our score parameters are as follows: • pl — instrument number: instr 1502 • p2 — instrument start time in seconds: 0 • p3 — instrument duration in seconds: 5 • p4 — FOF fundamental pitch in Hertz: 755 Tambura Example The first processing ...
Richard Charles Boulanger, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TAMBURA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term tambura is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Mazedonisches Fest: Mit Tambura, Tapan und Dudelsack
Die acht Musiker ließen mazedonische Volksweisen mit traditionellen Instrumenten wie der Tambura (ähnlich der Bouzouki), dem Tapan (große Trommel), dem ... «Augsburger Allgemeine, Jul 15»
2
Tambura communities donate to conflict-affected W Equatoria citizens
Communities of Tambura County in Western Equatoria State on Tuesday donated 3450 South Sudan Pounds to the state Ministry of Gender and Social ... «Radio Tamazuj, Jul 15»
3
Ősztől indulhat a tambura tanszak Mohácson
Mohács | A tamburazene fokozódó népszerűségét bizonyítja az is, hogy szeptembertől a Schneider Lajos Művészeti Iskola zenetagozatán megkezdődik a ... «Baranya Ma, Jun 15»
4
Meet The South Sudanese Farmers Who Want To Feed Their War …
TAMBURA, South Sudan –- Pineapple farmer Marko Bagayowya has big plans. He wants to build a juice factory and sell South Sudan-made drinks. He wants to ... «Huffington Post, Jun 15»
5
Veljko Valentin Škorvaga, magistar muzičke umjetnosti tambure i …
U Subotici je nedavno održano međunarodno natjecanje solista i komornih sastava II. Tambura instrumental festival kojega su skupa organizirali Hrvatska ... «Hrvatska riječ, May 15»
6
Tko su uspješniji zavodnici - Bećari ili galebari?
Kako je bilo na 'Tambura All Night' večeri u dubrovačkom klubu Revelin, pogledajte u prilogu inMagazina. DNEVNIK.hr SHOWBUZZ pratite putem iPhone/iPad ... «Dnevnik.hr, Apr 15»
7
Tambura All Stars: Tamburaška fešta kakvu Dubrovnik nije vidio
Koncert 'Tambura All Stars' po unaprijed osmišljenom scenariju, pokazao se kao pun pogodak, pa se već u Revelinu šuškalo kako bi mogla uslijediti turneja po ... «Dnevnik.hr, Apr 15»
8
'Tambura All Stars' u Revelinu - osvoji karte!
Koncert tri najbolja tamburaška sastava, “Tambura All Stars”, bit će održan 18. travnja u dubrovačkom Culture clubu Revelin. Svim poklonicima ove vrste glazbe ... «Dnevnik.hr, Apr 15»
9
Where are the tambura makers?
“But the hard fact of the 'missing tambura makers' makes it unfortunate for an art, ... and in Mysuru used to make tambura and veena from jackfruit tree wood and ... «The Hindu, Apr 15»
10
Don't strum, but tap the tambura
You don't really have to twang on your tambura for shruti these days. ... versions of a tambura have captivated musicians across ages who find them “handy” and ... «The Hindu, Apr 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Tambura [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/tambura>. Jul 2019 ».
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