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Ukulele Anatomy Guide: 10 Parts of a Standard Ukulele

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Nov 8, 2020 • 3 min read

A ukulele may be small, but it produces an iconic sound. It is also a surprisingly versatile instrument, allowing for everything from tranquil strummed chords to lightning-fast single-note patterns that sound more like a mandolin or acoustic guitar. The key to a ukulele's sound and versatility is its construction.