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  • n. A Near Eastern and Caucasian musical instrument related to the zither, dulcimer, harp, or sackbut having either 26 strings and a single bridge, or twice that number and two bridges.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See kanun.

Etymologies

From Turkish kanun, from Arabic قانون (qānūn). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Her accompaniment with kanoon, oud and flute also became Middle Eastern, because she collaborated with Sephardic instrumentalists Eliahu Yedid Levin, Ovadiah Mizrahi and Haim Hayat, with whom she developed solo programs.

    Cohen, Yardena.

  • Hum Kisise Kum nahi hai se diwar dakshin bharat ke liye andhaa kanoon.

    Why are South Indians so smart?

  • It seemed but yesterday since she had watched with amused eyes the sherbet-sellers clanking their brass saucers, the carriers streaming the water from the bulging goatskins into the earthen bottles, crying, "Allah be praised, here is coolness for thy throat for ever!" the idle singer chanting to the soft kanoon, the chess-players in the shade of a high wall, lost to the world, the dancing-girls with unveiled, shameless faces, posturing for evil eyes.

    The Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Gilbert Parker

  • "Allah be praised, here is coolness for thy throat for ever!" the idle singer chanting to the soft kanoon, the chess-players in the shade of a high wall, lost to the world, the dancing-girls with unveiled, shameless faces, posturing for evil eyes.

    The Weavers: a tale of England and Egypt of fifty years ago - Complete

  • The children of all the schools of the town, both Jewish and Moorish, had been summoned through their Talebs to the festival; there was to be dancing and singing and playing on musical instruments and Ali himself, who had lately practised the kanoon -- the lute, the harp -- under his teacher, was to show his skill before the Governor.

    The Scapegoat; a romance and a parable

  • But when little Ali was brought out and he began to play on his kanoon, his harp, it was impossible to repress Naomi's excitement.

    The Scapegoat; a romance and a parable

  • Dhaandhli chaltee rahi PM ki chhaaon mein Andhra ka naam duboyaa Tata Indicom ne Dushton ki khaatir kanoon banaaye Idhar

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  • Logon ki shhanti lagaa di daao men Arbon banaa gaye SMS ke bhaayo mein DND ko DoNowDisturb banaaya TRAI DOT ko meetha paan chataaya Dhaandhli chaltee rahi PM ki chhaaon mein Andhra ka naam duboyaa Tata Indicom ne Dushton ki khaatir kanoon banaaye Idhar

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  • This video came from this website: www. kanoon-zendanian.org www. kanoon-zendanian.org

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  • This video came from this website: www. kanoon-zendanian.org www. kanoon-zendanian.org People I know were having problems seeing it at that site, but it needs to be seen, so I have put it here so more can view it.

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  • A species of dulcimer or harp, having 50 to 60 strings that rest on two bridges and are played with the fingers.

    October 31, 2008