koto

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Etymology[edit]

From Japanese (koto).

Noun[edit]

koto (plural kotos)

  1. (music) a Japanese stringed instrument having numerous strings, usually seven or thirteen, that are stretched over a convex wooden sounding board and are plucked with three plectra, worn on the thumb, index finger, and middle finger of one hand.

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Kot

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koto (accusative singular koton, plural kotoj, accusative plural kotojn)

  1. mud

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Uralic *kota.

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koto

  1. (archaic) home
    • 1855Aleksis Kivi, Koto ja kahleet [1]
      Hän muisteli kotoansa kivisellä aholla yläpuolella vihantoja peltoja ja korkean vuoren alla.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese (koto).

Noun[edit]

koto m (plural kotos)

  1. koto (musical instruments)

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

koto

  1. rōmaji reading of こと

Madurese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kutu, from Proto-Austronesian *kuCu.

Noun[edit]

koto (plural kotokoto)

  1. louse (insect)

Votic[edit]

Noun[edit]

koto

  1. house, home