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Definition of "kanoon" []

  • A Near Eastern and Caucasian musical instrument related to the zither, dulcimer, harp, or sackbut having either 26 strings and a single bridge, or twice that number and two bridges. (noun)

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Use "kanoon" in a sentence
  • "Her accompaniment with kanoon, oud and flute also became Middle Eastern, because she collaborated with Sephardic instrumentalists Eliahu Yedid Levin, Ovadiah Mizrahi and Haim Hayat, with whom she developed solo programs."
  • "Hum Kisise Kum nahi hai se diwar dakshin bharat ke liye andhaa kanoon."
  • "It seemed but yesterday since she had watched with amused eyes the sherbet-sellers clanking their brass saucers, the carriers streaming the water from the bulging goatskins into the earthen bottles, crying, "Allah be praised, here is coolness for thy throat for ever!" the idle singer chanting to the soft kanoon, the chess-players in the shade of a high wall, lost to the world, the dancing-girls with unveiled, shameless faces, posturing for evil eyes."