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For the French general, see Antoine Chanzy.
For the French Navy ship, see French cruiser Chanzy.
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String instrument
Other names Chanzi, Tyanzi
Hornbostel–Sachs classification 321.322
Developed Tuva..
Related instruments
Doshpuluur, Topshur, Shanzy, Shamisen

A chanzy is a three-stringed lute instrument from the Tuvan Republic. It is most commonly used to accompany throat singing.

It has nylon strings and is tuned F2, C3, F3 or D2 A2 D3 or C2 G2 C3