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Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

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Contents

English

a bodhran

Etymology

Irish bodhrán from Irish bodhor (soft or dull sounding) or Irish bodhar (deaf)

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈbɔːɹɑːn/, /ˈbaʊɹɑːn/, SAMPA: /"bO:rA:n/, /"baUrA:n/

Noun

Singular
bodhran

Plural
bodhrans

bodhran (plural bodhrans)

  1. A type of frame drum used in Celtic music, which was, by tradition, struck with an animal bone to produce its sound, now more usually this is wood.

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