se (zithers)

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Scope note
Chinese long zithers having a rectangular soundboard with a convex surface and, usually, 25 strings, traditionally of silk, each of which is supported by a movable triangular bridge which functions as a fine tuning device, each positioned relative to adjoining bridges in a diagonal row across the soundboard.
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024