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Serra

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BACKGROUND

Information: A dance.

Translation: Named after the Serra River

Pronunciation: SEHR-rah

Other names:

Axtzapat or Atzepat – a name for the slow part from the region to the west of Trebizond called in Turkish Akchaabat (the old Greek Platana region).
Laziko – a name among older Pontians
Pirihios – a reflection of the Greek obsession with unbroken continuity with ancient Hellenes
Purreixios
Sik Sara – a name in the area around Akchaabat
Other names relate to individual regions of Pontus

Region: Greece

Meter: 7/16

Rhythm: 2-2-3 (q-q-S)


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