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Ghuṅgrū [ghungar, ghungur, ghughrā, etc.]locked

  • Alastair Dick


Small pellet bells of South Asia, usually in the form of a sphere of bell-metal with a slit; inside, a single iron pellet jingles when the bell is shaken. The bells are suspended by a string or leather strap threaded through an integral ring, and worn on different parts of the body for dancing; they can also be attached as jingles to drums, clappers, rattles, and so on. The name ...

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