Definitions

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  • noun music a double-reed outdoor wind instrument, usually accompanied by a davul (bass drum) in Anatolian folk music

Etymologies

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From Turkish zurna, from Persian سرنای (sornây).

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  • "The Japanese charumera, or charamera, traditionally associated with itinerant noodle vendors is a small zurna, its name deriving from the Portuguese chirimiya. Few, if any noodle vendors continue this tradition and, if any, would undoubtedly use a loudspeaker playing a recorded charumera." Wikipedia.

    October 1, 2009