Definition of "kantele" []

  • A Finnish stringed instrument, similar to a zither (noun)
  • A traditional plucked string instrument of the zither family. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "kantele" in a sentence
  • "“In the Finnish mythology the divine Vainamoinen is said to have constructed the five-stringed harp, called kantele, the old national instrument of the Finns."
  • "The sun sinks and Wilho Saari, the best kantele player, strikes up a tune and folks start dancing."
  • "Sinikka Langeland (vocals, kantele), Lars Anders Tomter (viola), Kåre Nordstoga (organ) (ECM)"
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