This section is devoted to various denominations of drums from all over the world and their etymology.
Musicologists usually define four classes of drums:
Bendir, Bodhran, Daf, Dayereh, Doira, Ghaval, Kanjira, Pandeiro, Rig, Tar and others.
Darbouka, Djembe, Doumbek, Dumbelek, Gedombak, Tabl, Taiko, Tarambuka, Thon, Tonbak, Toubeleki, Tumbaknari, Zarb, Zirbaghali and others.
Kus, Naghghareh, Nakers, Nakkare, Naqqarat, Timbales, Timplipito and others.
Naghara, Davul, Dhol, Dholak, Dohol, Tabl Ballady, Tupan and others.