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  Daf is a tambourine. It is quite large, about two feet across, with a conspicuous absence of jingles. It is commonly used in folk music but is rarely heard in other styles. It is also called dapphu, daffali, or a number of other names. It is related to the kanjira of South Indian music.  











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