Esrar (esraj), fiddle. The waisted wooden body has a skin soundtable, and an additional strip of leather supports the bridge. The neck has a convex fingerboard with sixteen tied metal frets. Four bowed metal strings pegged from the head, and fifteen sympathetic strings pegged from a narrow board on the side of the neck.
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314.122-4 True board zithers with resonator box (box zither) sounded by hammers or beaters
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