Kenya vs Nyatiti - What's the difference?

kenya | nyatiti |


As a proper noun kenya

is kenya.

As a noun nyatiti is

a traditional type of lyre with eight strings, used by the luo people of kenya.

kenya

English

(wikipedia Kenya)

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • Country in Eastern Africa. Official name: Republic of Kenya.
  • Hypernyms

    *Subsahara

    See also

    * ----

    nyatiti

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A traditional type of lyre with eight strings, used by the Luo people of Kenya.
  • *2001 , Okumba Miruka, Oral Literature of the Luo , EAEP 2001, p. 14:
  • *:The premier Luo musical instrument is the nyatiti , a lyre of eight strings converging inside a hide resonator, all housed in a trapezoid wooden frame.
  • *2000 , Radano/Bohlman, Music and the Racial Imagination , p. 373:
  • *:Recently, some nyatiti performers have collaborated with guitarists in beautiful combined productions.
  • *1999 , Simon Broughton et al., Rough Guide to World Music , p. 522:
  • *:A quiet, largely acoustic CD with beautiful melodies and captivating rhythms that starts with nyatiti , praise songs and local rhythms.