meaning of balalaika

balalaika meaning in General Dictionary

a stringed tool of Russian beginning which has a triangular human body and three strings

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  • a stringed instrument that a triangular human body and three strings

balalaika meaning in Etymology Dictionary

stringed tool with a triangular human anatomy, 1788, from Russian balalaika, reported to be related to balabolit' "to chatter, babble," an imitative term.


balalaika - German to English

balalaika

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  • [WWII, German nickname of Soviet submachine weapon PPSh 41]