Your New Favorite Word

Episode 1.09

What’s a kithara, and how does it relate to a guitar? What does the Arabic word for “wood” have to do with the lute? Tune in and listen as Jamis explains the history of these words and instruments, and then laugh along as Tessa shares an unlikely story about Ghandi and ties it into the literary phenomenon known as the “feghoot”.

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