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Names of Musical Instuments in Hindi and English

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On this page you will find information about the names of different types of music instruments in the Hindi language.

On this page you will find information about the names of different types of music instruments in the Hindi language.

As we begin to learn a new language, the names of various musical instruments also constitute an interesting category of words to learn. Here we are going to learn about the different names used for commonly used musical instruments in the Hindi language.

The Hindi names of the musical instruments have been provided alongside their English meanings in a list to help readers learn them.

The Hindi language is written with Devanagari script, but the Hindi names for the musical instruments in this article have also been provided in the Roman letters for the ease of understanding of English readers.

Names of different musical instruments in Hindi and English

English NameHindi Name

Drum

Dhol

Flute

Bansuri

Clarinet

Shahnayi

Harmonium

Harmonium

Guitar

Gitar

Pellet Drum

Damaroo

Tabor

Tabla

Harp

Veena

Conch

Shankh

Bell

Ghanti

Tembourine

Dafli

Drum

The Hindi name for the drum is dhol.

Flute

The word for a flute in Hindi is bansuri.

Clarinet

The word for clarinet in Hindi language is shehnayi.

Harmonium

A harmonium is called harmonium in Hindi.

Guitar

The Hindi word for guitar is gitar.

Pellet Drum

The name for pellet drum in Hindi is damaroo.

Tabor

The name for tabor in Hindi is tabla.

Harp

The harp is called veena in Hindi.

Conch

A conch is called shankh in Hindi.

Bell

The music instrument bell is called ghanti in Hindi.

Tambourine

The Hindi name for a tambourine is dafli.

It's the quiz time now!

For each question, choose the best answer. The answer key is below.

  1. What would you call the flute in Hindi language?
    • Bansuri
    • Tabla
  2. What is the Hindi name for drum?
    • Dhol
    • Shankh
  3. The harp is called veena in Hindi.
    • True
    • False

Answer Key

  1. Bansuri
  2. Dhol
  3. True

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2021 Sourav Rana

Comments

femi from Nigeria on May 09, 2021:

Nice

Sourav Rana (author) on May 06, 2021:

Thanks for your kind feedback Iqra

Iqra from East County on May 06, 2021:

Wow, very interesting instruments name. Excellent hubber

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