A long-necked fretted three-string relative of the lute. Like the oud, the saz is played with a plectrum.
Long necked, resonant Turkish lute.
a lute with a long neck
"The old Armenian guitar, with three strings, a small oval sounding box and an unusually long neck."
A narrow-necked lute with a small, pear-shaped body played throughout Asia Minor. It has been incorporated into modern Greek music as the baglama an instrument of the folkloric outlaw class. It compares to the oud as a banjo compares to the guitar.
(sahz) – a gourd-shaped Turkish stringed instrument.
The Saz (from Persian: , "music") is a plucked stringed instrument, popular in Iran, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Turkey, and the Balkan countries.