A guitar is a plucked string instrument - played with the fingers - with a fingerboard which has frets on it, although there are fretless guitars,

A guitar usually has six strings, but there are a number of varieties like the 11-stringed alto guitar, or the 8-stringed electric guitar called the Chapman Stick, espesially made for tapping.

It is played by plucking, strumming, or tapping the strings , or with a plectrum.

Fretting is usually done by the hands, but there are

The sound is produced by vibrating strings, which in turn resonate the body and neck.

Types of guitar

Other types of guitar is guitars specially made to be used for some role in a band, som particular purpose or with a special technique, like rhythm guitar or lead guitar, slide guitar / .

guitar - full Britannica article.