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Other names Uriding, Turiding, Kuriding, Kubing

The bungkau,[1] also known as the uriding, turiding, kuriding or kubing, is a traditional instrument of the Dusun people of Sabah, Malaysia. It is a type of jaw harp. It is made using the stem of a palm, and pitched lower by adding beeswax to the back of its lamella.


  1. ^ Patricia Ann Matusky; Sooi Beng Tan (2004). The Music of Malaysia: The Classical, Folk, and Syncretic Traditions. Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. p. 316. ISBN 978-0-7546-0831-8.