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Main Wikipedia article: Bağlama
See also Wikipedia article: tr:Bağlama ailesi.

Saz (from the Persian ساز, meaning a kit or set) is a plucked string instrument shared by various cultures in the Eastern Mediterranean, Near East, and Central Asia.

Along with the usages, different types and sizes of instruments are used, and today, following are usually recognized:

For the origin instruments, see Category:Pandura and Category:Komuz, etc.
For the family instruments in Greece, see Category:Bouzoukis(it includes Baglamas and Tzouras).
For related instruments, see Category:Tanbur, Category:Tambouras (Greece), Category:Buzuq (Lebanon) and (Syria), Category:Tar (lute), Category:Dutâr, and Category:Setar (from Iran).