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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.
|English Name||Hindi Name|
The Hindi name for the drum is dhol.
The word for a flute in Hindi is bansuri.
The word for clarinet in Hindi language is shehnayi.
A harmonium is called harmonium in Hindi.
The Hindi word for guitar is gitar.
The name for pellet drum in Hindi is damaroo.
The name for tabor in Hindi is tabla.
The harp is called veena in Hindi.
A conch is called shankh in Hindi.
The music instrument bell is called ghanti in Hindi.
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.
- What would you call the flute in Hindi language?
- What is the Hindi name for drum?
- The harp is called veena in Hindi.
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
femi from Nigeria on May 09, 2021:
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