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English

Noun

Singular
koto

Plural
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  1. (music) a Japanese musical 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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Etymology

German Kot

Noun

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

  1. mud

Finnish

Noun

koto (stem ko-*)

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

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Japanese

Noun

koto (hiragana こと)

  1. : thing, matter
  2. : Japanese zither/harp

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