bandura (Ukraininan lute-zither)
~ String instrument
Large box lute-zither with a short, unfretted neck. It has 30 or more strings fanned out on the body, the four to eight bass strings are strung to the neck.
|derived from (as kobza):||komuz (Ancient Kyrgys fretless string)|
|hybrid of:||gusli (Traditional Russian plucked psaltery)|