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  8. chordophones
  9. lutelike chordophones
  10. lutelike chordophones: plucked
  11. [lutelike chordophones with short neck: plucked]
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Scope note
Family of plucked lutelike chordophones with a fingerboard, pegbox, and rounded body, which is either carved from a single block of wood merging smoothly into the neck and pegbox, or is built up in a lutelike construction.
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024