The shruti (or "sruti" Sanskrit: श्रुति, Kannada: ಶ್ರುತಿ,Malayalam: ശ്രുതി Telugu: శ్రుతి, Tamil: சுருதி) is a Sanskrit term used in several contexts throughout the history of Indian music. A shruti is considered the smallest interval of pitch that the human ear can detect.
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... The term shrutiin current practice of Carnatic music has several meanings ... have attempted to fit such perceived new tones into the non-contextual Bharata's 22 shrutis which lead to confusion and controversy over 22 shrutis ... It was also wrongly attributed to Bharata, who proposed shrutiin a completely different context ...