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Chimta literally means tongs. Over time it has evolved into a traditional percussion instrument of South Asia by the permanent addition of small brass jingles. This instrument is often used in popular Punjabi folk songs, Bhangra music and the Sikh religious music known as Gurbani Kirtan.
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by Dilip Ranjan Barthakur
The Chimta is a pair of tongs to which are attached shaking platelets.
Cooking with Indian Masters by J. Inder Singh Kalra, Pradeep Das Gupta
Chimta is a tong. Tawa or griddle is slightly concave and is used for making ...
Aghor Medicine (2008)
Pollution, Death, and Healing in Northern India by Ron Barrett
The chimta is a scabbardlike metal tool that looks like a spike with a ring on its end. Literally, the word describes a pair of metal fire tongs, but clearly the Nagas have other uses for it. They place a chimta in the ground wherever they establish a dhuni. 5. Despite the power of the ...
by H. S. Singha
CHIMTA : Chimta is tong-shaped percussion instrument. It has five pairs of ...
Designed for the Use of Schools ... by Nathaniel Brice
Chimta, 8. m. tongs, forceps or pincers, a pair of nipper8. Chimtana, v. n. to adhere, to cling to. ' Chimtha, adj. elastic, tough.
Chimta : A percussion instrument from India. It consists of a long strip with jingles Chimurenga : Popular style of music from the Shona people of Zimbabwe. Also called mbira-based music, one of the best examples of this sound is the music of Thomas Mapfumo. Ch'in : Long narrow Chinese zither with very smooth top surface. Traditionally the most honored of Chinese instruments Chin chin : Chinese 4 string banjo with aluminum body Chinese block : Percussion instrument made from ...
Translations, Descriptions, and Photographs of Percussion Instruments from Around the World by Joseph Adato, George Judy
Chimta Courtesy of Dr. T. Temple Tuttle 28. Chinese. 46.
With the Accentuation of the Oordoo Words, Calculated to Facilitate Their Pronunciation by Europeans by Joseph T. Thompson
chimta, mochéena Fórcible, . a. muzbóot, kuwee; (energetic) mutéen Fórcibly, ad. zuburdästee, jubrun, zor-seh, zoolm-seh Ford, s. pae-ab, thah: v. pae-ab jana Fórdable, a. pae- abee, oothla Fore, a. ugla, uvvul, puhla, ugwa Forebøde, v. agáhee dena, peshkhūbree k. agum kuhna Forebőding, a. agum, agãhee Forecast, v. pesh- bundee k, doorundéshee k. tudbéer k. Fórefather, s. judd, boozóorg, bura, poorkha Fóre-finger, ...
Encyclopedia of Percussion (2013)
by John H. Beck
Galvanized electric tubes, toy snare drum, manufactured logdrum, steel drum, chimta, puili Figure 2.32 Button gong, metal plate, Tibetan cymbals, bamboofish scales and metal wind chimes, ship's bell, camel bell, saran bells Figure 2.33 Plastic hose, wine bottle, clock chime, boat whistle, ratchet, sistrum, sleigh bells, taxi horn, bicycle horn, coconut shells and marble slab ...
The World's Music: General Perspectives and Reference Tools by Ruth M. Stone
cim (Also chimta.) Two flat iron bars joined at one end with metal ...
by Sanjay Paswan, Pramanshi Jaideva
Chimta, (26) Kopri Khurd, ...
by Nathaniel Brice
CHIMTA, s. m. tongs, forceps or pincers, a pair of nippers. CHIMTANA , v. n. to adhere, to cling to. CHIMTHA, ail). elastic, tough. CHIMTI KXTNA, v. a. to pinch.
An English and Oordoo School Dictionary, in Roman Characters: with the Accentuation of the Oordoo Words Calculated to Facilitate Their Pronunciation by Europeans (1841)
by Joseph T. Thompson
chimta, mochéena Forcible, ...
by James A. Strain
See chimta. metal log drum. See lujon. metal maracas. For maracas from India, see jhanjhana. For maracas from Mexico, see Aztec maracas. metal marimba. An early name for the vibraphone. metal pipe. A section of iron or steel pipe, the length of which determines the relative pitch. Struck with a metal hammer or brass mallet, these are often arranged with several pipes of graduated lengths. metal plate. A flat plate of iron or resonant metal, struck with a hammer or heavy beater.
A Dictionary of Cultivated Plants, Etc by Thomas William Saunders
CHIMTA. Chinese Azalea (Azalea sinensis) — see Azalea. Chinese Box-tree ( Buxus chinensis)— see Buxus. Chinese Cherry (Cerasus serrulata) — sec Cerasus. Chinese Crab (Pyrus spectabilis)—see Pyrus. Chinese Dwarf Privet ( Ligustrum sinense nanum) — see Ligustrum. Chinese Elm (Ulmus campestris var . chinensis) — see Ulmus. Chinese Fringed Primrose (Primula sinensis fimbriatu) — see Primula. Chinese Holly (Ilex chinensis) — see Ilex. Chinese Honey- Locust-tree ...
With a Number of Useful Tables by Thomas Craven
Chimta, n. tongs, forceps, pincers. Chimténa, u. z. to adhere, to cling to. Chimti urns, 0 t. io pinch. CEB- CHIBAHA1' Chin, n. scream; the chirp of young' birds. Chinak-bai, rheumatic pains. [be riled.
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