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Ghatam (es); Ghatam (hu); ghata (ca); Ghatam (de); 陶罐鼓 (zh); Ghatamas (lt); ガタム (ja); కుండ (te); Ghatam (cs); Gryte (nn); ഘടം (ml); Ghatam (nl); Ghatam (fr); Ghatam (it); ಘಟಂ (kn); Ghatam (fi); Ghatam (en); Gatamo (eo); Pod (br); கடம் (ta) pot-shaped Indian percussion instrument (en); hudební nástroj (cs); instrument de la musique indienne (fr) குடம் (ta); Dilo, Garâ, Gagrî, Ghara, Mâkti, Kutam, Gatham, Nût (fr); కుంభం, కడవ, కుండలు, కూజా (te); ಘಟ (kn); Ghatamo, Gatham, Ghatam (eo); Ghatam (ml); Gatamas (lt)
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ghaṭam (Sanskrit: घट ghaṭam "pot", Tamil: kaṭam, Kannada: ಘಟ ghaṭa, Telugu: ఘటం ghaṭaṁ) is a percussion instrument used in the Carnatic music of South India. Its analogue in Rajasthan is known as the madga and pani mataqa "water jug".

The ghaṭam is an earthenware pot; the artist uses the fingers, thumbs, palms, and heels of the hands to strike its outer surface. The ghaṭam usually accompanies a mridangam.

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