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date: 22 November 2019

Krapeu [takhe](Khmer: ‘crocodile’)locked

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[takhe](Khmer: ‘crocodile’)

Three-string fretted tube or box zither of Cambodia. Its wooden body, which stands on the floor on three to five short legs, is carved more or less in the shape of a crocodile; it is similar to the Burmese mí-gyaùng, Thai jakhē (čhakhē), and Mon kyam. It may be played solo or in the ...

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