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The balalaika (Roushie: балала́йка, pronounced [bəlɐˈlajkə]) is a Roushie stringed muisical instrument wi a characteristic triangular body an three strings.

Balalaika
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A typical balalaika
String instrument
Hornbostel–Sachs classification321.321
(Composite chordophone)
DevelopedLate 18t tae early 19t centuries