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  Words related to harp

Related / Similar Words: harmonica, mouth organ, mouth harp, dwell

 

Definition:
  • a small rectangular free-reed instrument having a row of free reeds set back in air holes and played by blowing into the desired hole;
  • a chordophone that has a triangular frame consisting of a sounding board and a pillar and a curved neck; the strings stretched between the neck and the soundbox are plucked with the fingers;
  • a pair of curved vertical supports for a lampshade;
  • come back to; "Don''t dwell on the past"; "She is always harping on the same old things";
  • play the harp; "She harped the Saint-Saens beautifully";

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    Hyponyms: aeolian harp, aeolian lyre, wind harp, lyre

     

    Entailments: pluck, tweak, pull off, pick off

     

    Derivational Morphology: harmonica, mouth organ, mouth harp, harpist, harper

     

    Language Translations:
    Bosnian: harfa   Croatian: harfa  
    Danish: harpe   Dutch: harp  
    Finnish: harppu   French: harpe  
    German: Harfe   Hungarian: hárfa  
    Italian: arpa   Norwegian: harpe  
    Polish: harfa   Romanian: harfă  
    Russian: арфа   Slovene: harfa  
    Spanish: arpa   Turkish: arp  
     
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