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Use "kanun" in a sentence
"That experience seems to have primed him to find pathways to many other styles, and on his three previous albums with Doumbia they've pulled off daring fusions -- like funking up the circular Malian blues popularized by Ali Farka Toure with an arsenal of instruments from around the world, including horns, tabla, violin, the sweet-voiced Portuguese cavaquinho, and the Arabic zither called the kanun -- but their current record, Dimanche a Bamako (Nonesuch), tops them all."
"4 Even the English word 'canon' comes from the Arabic word kanun meaning 'law' or"
"Uri Shalin's piano contribution on "I and You" sturdily lifts this already beautiful melody, while Tamar Pinarbasi's kanun is splendid on the rhythmic "To A Lady In A Dream.""