Glossary

Śenāī
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TermŚenāī
Alternative Termsśenāī, shehnai, shenai
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A wind instrument with two reeds, which looks similar to the Western oboe, the śenāī is found in northern India. Commonly spelt shehnai, its sound is considered highly auspicious so it is often played in temples and at weddings.

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