chordophone / zither family
(Mongol / Asia)
The yatga (yatug) is a traditional plucked long zither of Mongolian, related to the Chinese guzheng.
Yatga may vary widely in size, tuning, and number of bridges and strings.
The most common type of yatga in contemporary use is the twenty one-stringed version.
Similar instruments include the
Vietnamese Dan Tranh,
Japanese koto (so),