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A guitar is a stringed musical instrument. For right-handed players, the
right hand plucks the strings with either the fingers or a plectrum (guitar
pick), while the opposite applies for left handed players (in general). The
sound is produced by vibrating strings, which in turn cause the body and
neck of the instrument to resonate.
Guitars may be acoustic, electric (i.e. with electrical amplification) or
both. Classical guitars are also present in the guitar family. Guitars have
a body acting mostly as a resonator, which can be hollow in acoustic guitars
or solid in most electric guitars, and a neck. Typically, a headstock
extends from the neck for tuning. Guitars are made and repaired by luthiers.