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Chikārī


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Subsidiary playing strings in instruments like the sitar and sarod. Chikārī is derived from ‘chikarna’, which means ‘to squeak’. In sitar, for example, the sixth and the seventh strings are chikārī. They are used as drone strings while playing jhālā.

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